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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.55% 21.69% 21.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.01% 85.33% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 25
Median daily rate £213 £301 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.46% +33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £81 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 18
Median hourly rate £11.61 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.75 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £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
79 75 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.60% 25.42% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 36
Median daily rate £290 £301 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £81 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £9.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £30.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 0 44 £313 -5.30% 11
Kegworth -1 7 £77 -4.93%
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
Loughborough -8 1 £425 - 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 48 (38.71%) .NET
2 44 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 42 (33.87%) Windows 10
4 37 (29.84%) RESTful
5 35 (28.23%) HTML
5 35 (28.23%) AngularJS
6 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
6 33 (26.61%) HTML5
7 30 (24.19%) C#
8 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 27 (21.77%) Node.js
9 27 (21.77%) Windows Phone
9 27 (21.77%) Aurelia
10 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
11 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 23 (18.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (14.52%) SQL
14 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
14 17 (13.71%) Sass
14 17 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (13.71%) git-flow
15 16 (12.90%) TypeScript
15 16 (12.90%) Entity Framework
16 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (12.10%) jspm
17 14 (11.29%) MS Office
17 14 (11.29%) ITIL
17 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange

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 27 (21.77%) Node.js
2 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Office
2 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.65%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Office 365
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) LAN
2 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.26%) WAN
3 8 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 8 (6.45%) Firewall
3 8 (6.45%) ZigBee
4 7 (5.65%) Modbus
5 5 (4.03%) DHCP
5 5 (4.03%) DNS
6 4 (3.23%) Network Security
6 4 (3.23%) SAN
6 4 (3.23%) VPN
7 3 (2.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.81%) IPv4
8 1 (0.81%) PBX
8 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.81%) VLAN
8 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) CouchDB
2 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.45%) SQLite
4 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.61%) DB2
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Adabas
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
1 17 (13.71%) git-flow
2 15 (12.10%) jspm
3 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Bower
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Back Office
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) French Language
5 2 (1.61%) German Language
5 2 (1.61%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.61%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (47.58%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) Applications Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.06%) C++ Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.65%) IT Support
7 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Qt Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 4 (3.23%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.23%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.71%) .NET
2 37 (29.84%) RESTful
3 35 (28.23%) AngularJS
3 35 (28.23%) HTML
4 33 (26.61%) HTML5
5 27 (21.77%) Aurelia
6 23 (18.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (13.71%) Sass
8 16 (12.90%) Entity Framework
9 14 (11.29%) LINQ
10 12 (9.68%) Material Design
11 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
11 10 (8.06%) SAML
12 9 (7.26%) QML
12 9 (7.26%) Qt
13 3 (2.42%) Web Services
13 3 (2.42%) WPF
14 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.65%) Smart Meter
2 6 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.42%) Replication
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) CMDB
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Handset
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Life Science
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.87%) Windows 10
2 27 (21.77%) Windows Phone
3 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.48%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.26%) Linux
7 9 (7.26%) Unix
8 8 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.23%) MVS
9 4 (3.23%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.61%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (11.29%) ITIL
3 11 (8.87%) High Availability
4 10 (8.06%) Scrum
5 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.03%) Logistics
7 4 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 4 (3.23%) TDD
7 4 (3.23%) Time Management
7 4 (3.23%) User Stories
7 4 (3.23%) Validation
8 3 (2.42%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.42%) Migration
8 3 (2.42%) MVC
8 3 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.42%) Server Building
8 3 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) C#
2 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.52%) SQL
4 16 (12.90%) TypeScript
5 14 (11.29%) ECMAScript
6 13 (10.48%) C++
7 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.03%) Java
9 4 (3.23%) VBScript
10 3 (2.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) JCL
11 1 (0.81%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.65%) MCSE
3 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) CCNA
4 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) CISM
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.61%) TickIT
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) CA Wily
1 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.61%) Control-M
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.81%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) VMware
3 12 (9.68%) Oracle
4 9 (7.26%) HP
5 8 (6.45%) Cisco
6 7 (5.65%) Siemens
7 6 (4.84%) IBM
7 6 (4.84%) NetApp
8 5 (4.03%) Citrix
8 5 (4.03%) Remedy
9 4 (3.23%) Sun
10 3 (2.42%) Dell
10 3 (2.42%) Lotus
11 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) Informatica
11 1 (0.81%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.81%) SAP
11 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.81%) Sophos
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
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