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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 77 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.58% 18.62% 17.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.91% 79.27% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £370 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.25 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
94 82 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.57% 23.50% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 13
Average daily rate £263 £220 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.28 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +4 45 £313 +48.80% 8
Kegworth - 14 £81 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.04%) Active Directory
3 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
4 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
5 29 (24.79%) MS Office
6 26 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 22 (18.80%) Windows 7
8 20 (17.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (15.38%) Remedy
9 18 (15.38%) SQL
10 17 (14.53%) Incident Management
11 15 (12.82%) Migration
12 14 (11.97%) SAN
12 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (11.11%) VMware
14 12 (10.26%) NetApp
14 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (10.26%) C#
15 10 (8.55%) HP
15 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
16 8 (6.84%) WAN
16 8 (6.84%) DNS
16 8 (6.84%) LAN
16 8 (6.84%) Linux
16 8 (6.84%) ITIL
16 8 (6.84%) RESTful
17 7 (5.98%) QML
17 7 (5.98%) Qt

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.27%) IIS
3 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.71%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
2 29 (24.79%) MS Office
3 20 (17.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.13%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) SAN
2 8 (6.84%) DNS
2 8 (6.84%) LAN
2 8 (6.84%) WAN
3 7 (5.98%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.98%) ZigBee
4 6 (5.13%) VoIP
4 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.27%) Firewall
6 4 (3.42%) DHCP
6 4 (3.42%) PBX
6 4 (3.42%) NAS
7 3 (2.56%) HTTP
8 2 (1.71%) VPN
8 2 (1.71%) Wireless
8 2 (1.71%) Internet
8 2 (1.71%) CTI
8 2 (1.71%) Network Security
8 2 (1.71%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQLite
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Informix
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.56%) MSTest
2 3 (2.56%) Subversion
2 3 (2.56%) Ant
2 3 (2.56%) PVCS
2 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
1 6 (5.13%) Banking
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
4 2 (1.71%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.24%) Developer
4 15 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) IT Support
6 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.13%) Storage Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.27%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.27%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Server Specialist
8 5 (4.27%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.42%) Qt Developer
9 4 (3.42%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) RESTful
2 7 (5.98%) QML
2 7 (5.98%) CSS
2 7 (5.98%) Qt
3 6 (5.13%) HTML
3 6 (5.13%) .NET
4 4 (3.42%) XML
4 4 (3.42%) LINQ
4 4 (3.42%) jQuery
4 4 (3.42%) Ajax
4 4 (3.42%) JSON
4 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.56%) Web Services
5 3 (2.56%) XSLT
5 3 (2.56%) CORBA
5 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Clustering
2 4 (3.42%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) Statistics
4 2 (1.71%) EPoS
4 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) AS400
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 22 (18.80%) Windows 7
3 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.84%) Linux
7 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.42%) UNIX
9 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) Incident Management
2 15 (12.82%) Migration
3 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.84%) ITIL
5 6 (5.13%) Workflow
6 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.42%) Project Management
6 4 (3.42%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.56%) Waterfall
7 3 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.56%) OOP
7 3 (2.56%) OO
7 3 (2.56%) Validation
7 3 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.56%) Coaching
8 2 (1.71%) Change Management
8 2 (1.71%) ETL
8 2 (1.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.38%) SQL
2 12 (10.26%) C#
3 7 (5.98%) C++
4 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) Perl
4 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.56%) Smalltalk
6 3 (2.56%) Java
6 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.56%) VB
7 2 (1.71%) VBA
7 2 (1.71%) VBScript
7 2 (1.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.85%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.85%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) DCSE
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 41 (35.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) NFS
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) SCOM
2 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Remedy
3 13 (11.11%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) NetApp
5 10 (8.55%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) Cisco
6 5 (4.27%) Citrix
7 4 (3.42%) Veeam
8 3 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.71%) Sun
9 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.85%) Brocade
10 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.85%) Open-E
10 1 (0.85%) Sophos
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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