The first table below looks at the demand for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 63 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 8 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.42% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 1.66% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£371 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £325 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £348 £319
% change year-on-year
-23.02% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
179 181 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.98% 25.39% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 71
Average daily rate £345 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.08% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows NT
Buckinghamshire

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Intel
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) Broadband
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Broadband
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) MVS
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Control-M
2 3 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (8.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Intel
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
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