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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.23% 14.33% 19.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.47% 95.45% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 17
Median daily rate £258 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £322 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £12.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
38 44 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.90% 15.02% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 31
Median daily rate £300 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £11.80 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.10 £33.25
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -9 15 £375 +50.00% 5
Kegworth - 8 £82 -
Hinckley +1 2 £320 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.96%) .NET
3 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.84%) Windows 10
4 25 (25.77%) RESTful
5 24 (24.74%) HTML
6 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
7 22 (22.68%) HTML5
8 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
9 20 (20.62%) Windows Phone
9 20 (20.62%) C#
9 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
10 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
10 18 (18.56%) Aurelia
11 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
11 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (15.46%) Node.js
13 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (14.43%) Finance
14 13 (13.40%) ITIL
14 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (12.37%) MS Office
15 12 (12.37%) VMware
16 11 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (11.34%) Sass
16 11 (11.34%) Office 365
16 11 (11.34%) git-flow
16 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
17 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
17 10 (10.31%) TypeScript

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 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.37%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) Doxygen
4 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Office 365
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) WAN
2 7 (7.22%) Bluetooth
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) LAN
2 7 (7.22%) ZigBee
3 6 (6.19%) Wireless
4 5 (5.15%) DNS
4 5 (5.15%) Internet
4 5 (5.15%) Network Security
5 4 (4.12%) DHCP
5 4 (4.12%) SAN
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) CouchDB
2 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.22%) SQLite
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) DB2
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
1 11 (11.34%) git-flow
2 8 (8.25%) jspm
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.15%) Back Office
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Applications Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) C++ Developer
6 7 (7.22%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 5 (5.15%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.12%) Access Control Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Qt Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) .NET
2 25 (25.77%) RESTful
3 24 (24.74%) HTML
4 22 (22.68%) HTML5
5 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
6 18 (18.56%) Aurelia
7 15 (15.46%) Node.js
8 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (11.34%) Sass
10 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.22%) LINQ
11 7 (7.22%) QML
11 7 (7.22%) Qt
12 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
12 6 (6.19%) Material Design
13 4 (4.12%) SAML
14 3 (3.09%) WCF
15 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
15 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) CMDB
3 3 (3.09%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Windows 10
2 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Phone
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.28%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.15%) Linux
9 2 (2.06%) Android
9 2 (2.06%) Unix
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 5 (5.15%) High Availability
4 5 (5.15%) Scrum
4 5 (5.15%) Time Management
5 4 (4.12%) CRM
5 4 (4.12%) ERP
5 4 (4.12%) OO
5 4 (4.12%) TDD
5 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.12%) Validation
5 4 (4.12%) Web Development
6 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.09%) DevOps
6 3 (3.09%) Security Patching
6 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) C#
2 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.31%) TypeScript
4 9 (9.28%) C++
4 9 (9.28%) ECMAScript
4 9 (9.28%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) VBScript
6 4 (4.12%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) MCITP
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.12%) vSphere
4 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) Control-M
2 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.03%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 9 (9.28%) Citrix
5 7 (7.22%) NetApp
6 6 (6.19%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) Remedy
7 5 (5.15%) Sun
8 4 (4.12%) IBM
9 2 (2.06%) Dell
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle
9 2 (2.06%) SAP
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) Informatica
10 1 (1.03%) Lotus
10 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) ScanSafe
10 1 (1.03%) Sophos
10 1 (1.03%) Symantec