The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.90% 18.18% 22.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.26% 86.67% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 6
Average daily rate
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£190 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £72 £204 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £368 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 31
Average hourly rate £18.36 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Windows
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.41% 20.98% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 20
Average daily rate £238 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £228 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 32
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 22 £175 -42.85% 7
Loughborough +6 10 £190 - 4
Hinckley 0 2 £165 -17.50%
Coalville -1 2 - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.04%) Windows 7
3 44 (40.37%) Active Directory
4 33 (30.28%) Migration
5 29 (26.61%) MS Office
6 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
7 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
8 19 (17.43%) VMware
9 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
9 18 (16.51%) Remedy
10 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (15.60%) ITIL
11 16 (14.68%) Finance
12 15 (13.76%) UNIX
12 15 (13.76%) Oracle
12 15 (13.76%) SCCM
13 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (12.84%) SQL
13 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (11.93%) Citrix
14 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
14 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
14 13 (11.93%) Incident Management
15 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (11.01%) XenApp
15 12 (11.01%) WAN
15 12 (11.01%) LAN
15 12 (11.01%) VBScript
16 11 (10.09%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.59%) SAS
4 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.83%) Kentico
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.92%) LiveLink
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Office
2 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.01%) WAN
2 12 (11.01%) LAN
3 8 (7.34%) Firewall
3 8 (7.34%) DNS
4 6 (5.50%) IPsec
4 6 (5.50%) Internet
4 6 (5.50%) VoIP
4 6 (5.50%) Kerberos
4 6 (5.50%) LDAP
5 5 (4.59%) Wireless
6 4 (3.67%) VLAN
7 3 (2.75%) SAN
8 2 (1.83%) DHCP
8 2 (1.83%) FTP
8 2 (1.83%) Network Security
8 2 (1.83%) Modbus
9 1 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) DB2
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) MS Access
5 2 (1.83%) DTS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Developer
3 10 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.34%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.50%) Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Active Directory Specialist
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) UAT Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) IT Support
7 5 (4.59%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.59%) Support Specialist
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 6 (5.50%) .NET
3 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 3 (2.75%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.75%) CSS3
4 3 (2.75%) HTML5
4 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.75%) XML
5 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) Ajax
5 2 (1.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.92%) EDI
6 1 (0.92%) XSLT
6 1 (0.92%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Thin Client
1 9 (8.26%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.50%) PKI
2 6 (5.50%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.75%) EPoS
5 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.04%) Windows 7
2 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.76%) UNIX
6 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.17%) Linux
8 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.75%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.92%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) Migration
2 17 (15.60%) ITIL
3 13 (11.93%) Incident Management
4 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (4.59%) IT Governance
5 5 (4.59%) Software Distribution
5 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.67%) Workflow
6 4 (3.67%) ERP
6 4 (3.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (2.75%) OOP
7 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.83%) MVC
8 2 (1.83%) ITSM
8 2 (1.83%) Project Management
8 2 (1.83%) Waterfall
8 2 (1.83%) BDD
8 2 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.84%) SQL
3 12 (11.01%) VBScript
4 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.50%) C#
5 4 (3.67%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) C
6 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) MCSE
3 4 (3.67%) ISEB
3 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) TickIT
3 2 (1.83%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (40.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.01%) XenApp
3 9 (8.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) XenServer
5 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) Control-M
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.92%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) VMware
3 18 (16.51%) Remedy
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle
5 13 (11.93%) Citrix
6 8 (7.34%) Cisco
7 6 (5.50%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.83%) Siemens
9 2 (1.83%) IBM
10 1 (0.92%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.92%) Teradata
10 1 (0.92%) Veeam
10 1 (0.92%) Dell
10 1 (0.92%) EMC
10 1 (0.92%) Cognos
10 1 (0.92%) Symantec
10 1 (0.92%) Sophos
10 1 (0.92%) Lotus
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