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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.22% 21.48% 18.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.00% 81.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 36
Median daily rate £253 £293 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.67% +72.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £114 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £418 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +43.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.66% 26.41% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 56
Median daily rate £263 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £114 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -7 16 £255 -12.82% 9
Hinckley +3 3 - - 1
Kegworth -1 1 £130 +14.03%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - - 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
4 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
5 18 (26.47%) Wireless
6 15 (22.06%) Finance
7 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.65%) HP
9 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.18%) Financial Institution
9 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
10 10 (14.71%) SCCM
10 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.71%) Linux
11 9 (13.24%) LAN
11 9 (13.24%) DNS
11 9 (13.24%) Dell
11 9 (13.24%) Windows 10
11 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
11 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
12 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 8 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (11.76%) DHCP
12 8 (11.76%) VBScript
12 8 (11.76%) Chat Support
13 7 (10.29%) SQL
13 7 (10.29%) IIS
13 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (10.29%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Moodle
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) IaaS
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Wireless
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.24%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) DHCP
4 8 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.88%) HTTP
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 2 (2.94%) 3G
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) AMQP
8 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.47%) Modbus
8 1 (1.47%) NAS
8 1 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) git-flow
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Local Government
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) IT Support
2 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Developer
3 7 (10.29%) IT Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) EPoS Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
1 5 (7.35%) Node.js
1 5 (7.35%) REST
2 3 (4.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) WPF
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Kafka
4 1 (1.47%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) EPoS
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Handset
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
2 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.35%) Android
5 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) Unix
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) Chat Support
1 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.88%) Logistics
5 4 (5.88%) TDD
6 3 (4.41%) BDD
6 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.41%) Scrum
7 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.94%) Change Management
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Data Security
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL
7 2 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) VBScript
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) MCSE
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCITP
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) MCDST
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.94%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.47%) Consul
4 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) HP
3 9 (13.24%) Dell
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Sun
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.94%) Meraki
7 2 (2.94%) Sophos
7 2 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (1.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) Avaya
8 1 (1.47%) EMC
8 1 (1.47%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.47%) Siemens
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