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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 66 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.40% 22.41% 19.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.00% 83.87% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 18
Median daily rate £175 £253 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £81 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.80 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £30.00 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
75 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.60% 26.72% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 54 30
Median daily rate £290 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £81 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 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 £12.00 £11.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 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 5 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 48 £375 +15.38% 5
Kegworth -2 7 £77 -4.93%
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 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 56 (42.11%) .NET
2 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
3 42 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 42 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
5 38 (28.57%) C#
6 34 (25.56%) RESTful
6 34 (25.56%) AngularJS
7 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
8 32 (24.06%) HTML5
8 32 (24.06%) HTML
9 26 (19.55%) SQL
9 26 (19.55%) Node.js
10 25 (18.80%) Aurelia
10 25 (18.80%) Windows Phone
11 23 (17.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (15.79%) High Availability
12 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 20 (15.04%) Oracle
13 20 (15.04%) Visual Studio
14 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 19 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 17 (12.78%) Modbus
15 17 (12.78%) Siemens
15 17 (12.78%) Relational Database
15 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (12.03%) Windows XP
16 16 (12.03%) MS Office
16 16 (12.03%) ITIL
16 16 (12.03%) Entity Framework

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 26 (19.55%) Node.js
2 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.51%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) MS Office
2 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.76%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.78%) Modbus
3 10 (7.52%) LAN
4 9 (6.77%) WAN
5 7 (5.26%) Firewall
5 7 (5.26%) VPN
6 6 (4.51%) Bluetooth
6 6 (4.51%) ZigBee
7 5 (3.76%) DHCP
7 5 (3.76%) DNS
8 4 (3.01%) SAN
9 3 (2.26%) Wireless
10 2 (1.50%) Network Security
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.75%) IPv4
11 1 (0.75%) PBX
11 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.75%) VLAN
11 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.78%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.02%) CouchDB
3 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.51%) SQLite
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) Adabas
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) git-flow
3 14 (10.53%) jspm
4 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) Bower
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) French Language
5 2 (1.50%) German Language
5 2 (1.50%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (47.37%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Applications Developer
3 19 (14.29%) Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) IT Support
7 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Scrum Master
11 4 (3.01%) Support Specialist
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) .NET
2 34 (25.56%) AngularJS
2 34 (25.56%) RESTful
3 32 (24.06%) HTML
3 32 (24.06%) HTML5
4 25 (18.80%) Aurelia
5 23 (17.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (12.03%) Entity Framework
9 15 (11.28%) Sass
10 14 (10.53%) LINQ
11 10 (7.52%) SAML
12 7 (5.26%) QML
12 7 (5.26%) Qt
13 3 (2.26%) Web Services
13 3 (2.26%) WPF
14 2 (1.50%) REST
14 2 (1.50%) SOAP
14 2 (1.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.51%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.76%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.01%) Life Science
5 3 (2.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.50%) CMDB
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.58%) Windows 10
2 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.80%) Windows Phone
4 16 (12.03%) Windows XP
5 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.02%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.26%) Unix
9 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.51%) Linux
10 4 (3.01%) Android
10 4 (3.01%) MVS
10 4 (3.01%) Windows NT
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) High Availability
2 16 (12.03%) ITIL
3 15 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (6.77%) Scrum
5 8 (6.02%) Logistics
6 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.76%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.01%) Migration
8 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.01%) TDD
8 4 (3.01%) Time Management
8 4 (3.01%) User Stories
9 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.26%) MVC
9 3 (2.26%) Server Building
9 3 (2.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.26%) Validation
10 2 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) C#
2 26 (19.55%) SQL
3 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 12 (9.02%) ECMAScript
6 10 (7.52%) C++
7 9 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.26%) VBScript
9 4 (3.01%) Java
10 2 (1.50%) C
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) JCL
11 1 (0.75%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.50%) CCNA
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) CA Wily
1 3 (2.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Control-M
2 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Sysprep
2 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.04%) Oracle
3 17 (12.78%) Siemens
4 13 (9.77%) VMware
5 9 (6.77%) HP
6 8 (6.02%) Cisco
6 8 (6.02%) Citrix
7 6 (4.51%) IBM
7 6 (4.51%) Lotus
8 5 (3.76%) Remedy
9 4 (3.01%) Sun
10 3 (2.26%) Dell
10 3 (2.26%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) EMC
11 1 (0.75%) Nokia
11 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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