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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.37% 15.87% 21.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.60% 83.33% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
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£200 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £202 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £9.88 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £34.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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
81 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.03% 19.05% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 28
Average daily rate £275 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +13 32 £170 -43.33% 11
Loughborough +4 8 £190 -
Coalville - 4 - -
Hinckley - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (46.51%) Windows 7
2 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
3 53 (41.09%) Active Directory
4 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (27.13%) Migration
5 29 (22.48%) MS Office
6 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (17.83%) VMware
8 22 (17.05%) Citrix
9 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
9 21 (16.28%) Windows XP
10 20 (15.50%) ITIL
11 19 (14.73%) XenApp
12 18 (13.95%) SCCM
12 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
13 17 (13.18%) UNIX
13 17 (13.18%) Oracle
13 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
13 17 (13.18%) Finance
14 16 (12.40%) LAN
15 15 (11.63%) WAN
15 15 (11.63%) SQL
15 15 (11.63%) Remedy
15 15 (11.63%) XenDesktop
15 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (9.30%) C#
17 12 (9.30%) .NET
17 12 (9.30%) Linux
17 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.43%) IIS
3 7 (5.43%) Lync
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.88%) SAS
5 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.55%) Kentico
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.78%) Site Server
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (22.48%) MS Office
2 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) LAN
2 15 (11.63%) WAN
3 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.20%) Firewall
5 7 (5.43%) DNS
6 6 (4.65%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.65%) Internet
6 6 (4.65%) LDAP
6 6 (4.65%) VoIP
6 6 (4.65%) Wireless
6 6 (4.65%) IPsec
7 2 (1.55%) VLAN
7 2 (1.55%) Network Security
7 2 (1.55%) Modbus
7 2 (1.55%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.55%) FTP
7 2 (1.55%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.88%) DB2
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) MS Access
5 2 (1.55%) DTS
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.10%) NUnit
2 4 (3.10%) Moq
2 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Developer
3 11 (8.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.20%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.43%) IT Support
7 6 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (4.65%) Support Technician
7 6 (4.65%) Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.88%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Desktop Technician
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 8 (6.20%) HTML
3 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.88%) CSS
5 5 (3.88%) XML
6 4 (3.10%) StructureMap
6 4 (3.10%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.33%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.33%) CSS3
7 3 (2.33%) HTML5
7 3 (2.33%) XSLT
7 3 (2.33%) DHTML
8 2 (1.55%) Ajax
8 2 (1.55%) Web Services
8 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (1.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Thin Client
1 11 (8.53%) Fat Client
2 6 (4.65%) PKI
2 6 (4.65%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.33%) EPoS
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.51%) Windows 7
2 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (16.28%) Windows XP
5 17 (13.18%) UNIX
6 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.30%) Linux
8 7 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.88%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.33%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.78%) MVS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Migration
2 20 (15.50%) ITIL
3 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.65%) MVC
6 5 (3.88%) Project Management
6 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.88%) IT Governance
7 4 (3.10%) Scrum
7 4 (3.10%) ERP
7 4 (3.10%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.33%) OOP
8 3 (2.33%) ITSM
8 3 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (1.55%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.63%) SQL
3 12 (9.30%) C#
4 9 (6.98%) VBScript
5 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.88%) C++
6 5 (3.88%) VB
7 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) VBA
8 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.65%) Degree
3 5 (3.88%) MCSE
4 4 (3.10%) ISEB
4 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) TickIT
3 2 (1.55%) WAI
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (41.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.73%) XenApp
3 15 (11.63%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.33%) XenServer
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Control-M
3 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.83%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 17 (13.18%) Oracle
5 15 (11.63%) Remedy
6 10 (7.75%) Cisco
7 6 (4.65%) HP
8 4 (3.10%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.55%) Siemens
9 2 (1.55%) Lotus
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) Northgate
10 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.78%) Veeam
10 1 (0.78%) Cognos
10 1 (0.78%) EMC
10 1 (0.78%) NetApp
10 1 (0.78%) Symantec
10 1 (0.78%) Sophos
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