The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 32.41% 24.60% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.38% 83.64% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 12
Average daily rate £375 £313 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +48.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £147 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £393 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.60 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £30.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%
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
52 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 35.86% 29.41% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
Average daily rate £338 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 55 (56.70%) .NET
2 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
3 38 (39.18%) C#
4 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 33 (34.02%) RESTful
4 33 (34.02%) Windows 10
5 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
6 30 (30.93%) HTML5
6 30 (30.93%) HTML
6 30 (30.93%) SQL
7 28 (28.87%) Windows Server
8 25 (25.77%) Node.js
9 24 (24.74%) Aurelia
9 24 (24.74%) Oracle
10 23 (23.71%) Visual Studio
10 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
10 23 (23.71%) Windows Phone
10 23 (23.71%) High Availability
10 23 (23.71%) .NET Framework
11 22 (22.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (21.65%) Modbus
12 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
12 21 (21.65%) Siemens
13 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
14 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
15 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (16.49%) Entity Framework
17 14 (14.43%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
17 14 (14.43%) LINQ

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (25.77%) Node.js
2 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
2 21 (21.65%) Modbus
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall
3 8 (8.25%) LAN
4 7 (7.22%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) Bluetooth
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
5 5 (5.15%) ZigBee
6 3 (3.09%) Wireless
7 2 (2.06%) Network Security
8 1 (1.03%) IPv4
8 1 (1.03%) PBX
8 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.37%) CouchDB
3 12 (12.37%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.15%) SQLite
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) Adabas
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) git-flow
2 14 (14.43%) jspm
3 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Bower
General
1 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.06%) French Language
2 2 (2.06%) German Language
2 2 (2.06%) Italian Language
2 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) Applications Developer
3 21 (21.65%) C# Developer
4 20 (20.62%) .NET Developer
5 17 (17.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) IT Support
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.12%) Qt Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.70%) .NET
2 33 (34.02%) RESTful
3 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
4 30 (30.93%) HTML
4 30 (30.93%) HTML5
5 24 (24.74%) Aurelia
6 23 (23.71%) .NET Framework
7 22 (22.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (16.49%) Entity Framework
10 14 (14.43%) LINQ
10 14 (14.43%) Sass
11 10 (10.31%) SAML
12 6 (6.19%) QML
12 6 (6.19%) Qt
13 2 (2.06%) ADO.NET
13 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.06%) REST
13 2 (2.06%) Velocity
13 2 (2.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.15%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.12%) Life Science
3 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) CMDB
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Handset
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Windows 10
2 28 (28.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (23.71%) Windows Phone
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.19%) Linux
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.09%) Unix
11 2 (2.06%) Android
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) High Availability
2 14 (14.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (9.28%) ITIL
3 9 (9.28%) Scrum
4 8 (8.25%) Logistics
5 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.12%) User Stories
7 3 (3.09%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.09%) TDD
7 3 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.06%) CRM
8 2 (2.06%) ERP
8 2 (2.06%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.06%) IT Governance
8 2 (2.06%) MVC
8 2 (2.06%) Server Building
8 2 (2.06%) Web Development
8 2 (2.06%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) C#
2 30 (30.93%) SQL
3 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) TypeScript
5 11 (11.34%) ECMAScript
6 8 (8.25%) C++
7 4 (4.12%) Java
8 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) JCL
9 1 (1.03%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) MCSE
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) CCNA
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) MCITP
3 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.06%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.74%) Oracle
3 21 (21.65%) Siemens
4 7 (7.22%) VMware
5 5 (5.15%) IBM
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) Dell
7 3 (3.09%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) Nokia
9 1 (1.03%) Sun
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