The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.23% 21.95% 19.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.00% 80.60% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 16
Median daily rate £290 £275 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +50.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £114 £72
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £297 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £9.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.93 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
50 67 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.12% 27.24% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 23
Median daily rate £310 £286 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £114 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -11 12 £300 +2.56% 9
Kegworth -5 4 £83 -27.19%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 24 (39.34%) MS Excel
4 20 (32.79%) Finance
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (22.95%) Wireless
6 14 (22.95%) Financial Institution
7 12 (19.67%) Linux
7 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
9 9 (14.75%) Chat Support
9 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
9 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.11%) MS Office
10 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (11.48%) Windows 10
11 7 (11.48%) C#
11 7 (11.48%) SQL
11 7 (11.48%) .NET
11 7 (11.48%) VMware
12 6 (9.84%) DNS
12 6 (9.84%) Cisco
12 6 (9.84%) Node.js
12 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
13 5 (8.20%) Android
13 5 (8.20%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.64%) Moodle
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (39.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (13.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) IaaS
2 5 (8.20%) PaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) Wireless
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.84%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) LAN
5 4 (6.56%) DHCP
5 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 4 (6.56%) HTTP
5 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) WAN
8 1 (1.64%) AMQP
8 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.64%) Modbus
8 1 (1.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) SSL
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) git-flow
3 2 (3.28%) jspm
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Service Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) IT Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Access Control Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Node.js
3 5 (8.20%) REST
4 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 3 (4.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.28%) Aurelia
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) LINQ
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) Sass
6 2 (3.28%) Spring
6 2 (3.28%) WCF
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.64%) Kafka
7 1 (1.64%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) EPoS
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.20%) Android
5 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.92%) Unix
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
2 9 (14.75%) Chat Support
3 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.20%) High Availability
5 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
5 4 (6.56%) Logistics
5 4 (6.56%) Scrum
5 4 (6.56%) TDD
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.92%) People Management
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) C#
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 2 (3.28%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.64%) Go
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCP
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) MCDST
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Docker
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Consul
4 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 5 (8.20%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 4 (6.56%) Sun
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) Dell
6 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.64%) Meraki
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Siemens
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam