The first table below looks at the demand for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 84 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +24.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -9.00%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 194 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.00% 20.10% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 123
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 40
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows NT
North West

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows NT across the Manchester region.

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the Manchester region.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows NT 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 NT.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Office
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Service Management
5 8 (53.33%) CICS
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (40.00%) SLA
8 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
9 4 (26.67%) NetWare
9 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
9 4 (26.67%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (13.33%) assyst
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (13.33%) LAN
10 2 (13.33%) WAN
11 1 (6.67%) Advertising
11 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows NT 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 NT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) CICS
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (26.67%) NetWare
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle