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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.01% 14.54% 23.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.74% 91.11% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 15
Median daily rate £83 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.80% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £102 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.60 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £13.80 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
39 45 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.50% 15.96% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 27
Median daily rate £265 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Kegworth - 16 £83 -
Leicester -12 9 £419 +39.58% 9
Hinckley -1 1 £265 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (39.08%) Active Directory
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 27 (31.03%) .NET
4 22 (25.29%) Finance
5 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 21 (24.14%) Windows 10
6 20 (22.99%) C#
7 18 (20.69%) HTML
8 17 (19.54%) RESTful
9 16 (18.39%) HTML5
9 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
9 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
10 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 14 (16.09%) Windows Phone
11 14 (16.09%) Node.js
11 14 (16.09%) Financial Institution
12 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.94%) Aurelia
13 12 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (11.49%) git-flow
15 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (11.49%) Sass
15 10 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (11.49%) MS Office
15 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (10.34%) Linux
16 9 (10.34%) SQL

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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Moodle
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (11.49%) MS Office
4 4 (4.60%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.20%) Office 365
3 6 (6.90%) IaaS
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.60%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Wireless
2 6 (6.90%) Internet
3 5 (5.75%) Bluetooth
3 5 (5.75%) Firewall
3 5 (5.75%) ZigBee
4 4 (4.60%) HTTP
4 4 (4.60%) Network Security
4 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) DNS
5 3 (3.45%) LAN
6 2 (2.30%) SAN
7 1 (1.15%) AMQP
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) Modbus
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) VLAN
7 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) SQLite
4 3 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) git-flow
3 7 (8.05%) jspm
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.60%) Back Office
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Applications Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Service Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
7 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Access Control Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) .NET
2 18 (20.69%) HTML
3 17 (19.54%) RESTful
4 16 (18.39%) HTML5
5 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 14 (16.09%) Node.js
7 13 (14.94%) Aurelia
8 10 (11.49%) Sass
9 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.90%) LINQ
11 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.75%) Material Design
11 5 (5.75%) QML
11 5 (5.75%) Qt
12 4 (4.60%) REST
13 3 (3.45%) WCF
14 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
15 1 (1.15%) JSON
15 1 (1.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
2 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Windows 10
2 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.09%) Windows Phone
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.34%) Linux
5 9 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.45%) Android
9 2 (2.30%) Unix
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.05%) Migration
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum
5 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL
7 4 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.60%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) OO
7 4 (4.60%) TDD
7 4 (4.60%) Time Management
7 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.45%) CRM
8 3 (3.45%) DevOps
8 3 (3.45%) ERP
8 3 (3.45%) People Management
8 3 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) C#
2 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) TypeScript
4 8 (9.20%) ECMAScript
4 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.05%) C++
6 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.60%) VBScript
8 3 (3.45%) Java
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Go
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) MCP
1 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) CCNA
2 1 (1.15%) CCNP
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.15%) CISM
2 1 (1.15%) CISSP
2 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (39.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) vSphere
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Consul
2 1 (1.15%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) VMware
3 6 (6.90%) Citrix
4 5 (5.75%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) NetApp
5 4 (4.60%) Remedy
5 4 (4.60%) Sun
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.15%) Siemens
8 1 (1.15%) Sophos
8 1 (1.15%) Symantec