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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 9 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.79% 28.93% 15.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 88.46% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 14
Median daily rate £255 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £250 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £428 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
22 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.97% 32.70% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 27
Median daily rate £255 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.59% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) SCCM
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Dell
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.24%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (17.24%) IIS
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) VBScript
6 5 (17.24%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
6 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Logistics
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) Sun
7 4 (13.79%) EPoS
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel

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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Modbus
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) git-flow
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Android
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Logistics
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) High Availability
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) BDD
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) MCDST
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Dell
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Sun
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Kaseya
5 1 (3.45%) Siemens
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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