The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 15.09% 23.81% 25.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 93.75% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Median daily rate £350 £278 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.55 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Windows
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.87% 25.40% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 18
Median daily rate £375 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 32 (44.44%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) RESTful
2 31 (43.06%) Windows 10
3 29 (40.28%) HTML
4 28 (38.89%) HTML5
5 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 24 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 24 (33.33%) Aurelia
7 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
8 21 (29.17%) C#
8 21 (29.17%) Node.js
9 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (23.61%) Sass
10 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
10 17 (23.61%) git-flow
11 16 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (20.83%) TypeScript
13 14 (19.44%) jspm
14 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (18.06%) Entity Framework
14 13 (18.06%) ECMAScript
14 13 (18.06%) LINQ
15 11 (15.28%) ITIL
15 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
16 10 (13.89%) Material Design

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Doxygen
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.11%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
1 6 (8.33%) WAN
1 6 (8.33%) ZigBee
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) IPv4
5 1 (1.39%) PBX
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) CouchDB
2 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.33%) SQLite
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
1 17 (23.61%) git-flow
2 14 (19.44%) jspm
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
1 1 (1.39%) French Language
1 1 (1.39%) German Language
1 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
1 1 (1.39%) Legal
1 1 (1.39%) Retail
1 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
1 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Applications Developer
3 6 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Qt Developer
6 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.17%) IT Support
6 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) RESTful
3 29 (40.28%) HTML
4 28 (38.89%) HTML5
5 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 24 (33.33%) Aurelia
7 21 (29.17%) Node.js
8 17 (23.61%) Sass
9 16 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (18.06%) Entity Framework
10 13 (18.06%) LINQ
11 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (13.89%) Material Design
13 6 (8.33%) QML
13 6 (8.33%) Qt
14 4 (5.56%) SAML
15 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
16 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
16 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
16 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) CMDB
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Handset
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows 10
2 24 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Scrum
4 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.56%) OO
4 4 (5.56%) User Stories
5 3 (4.17%) CRM
5 3 (4.17%) ERP
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.17%) Web Development
6 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.78%) IT Governance
6 2 (2.78%) Logistics
6 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.78%) TDD
6 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.17%) C#
3 15 (20.83%) TypeScript
4 13 (18.06%) ECMAScript
5 8 (11.11%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Java
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) VBScript
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) SAP