The first table below looks at the demand for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 23 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 125 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 0.80% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£115 £135 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -61.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £334 £319
% change year-on-year
-22.09% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
689 628 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 23.57% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 278 273
Average daily rate £300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 86
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows NT
England

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows NT
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows NT within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Manchester +2 4 £115 -14.81% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Windows NT
England

Windows NT
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) CICS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) MSI
6 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) HND
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Unisys
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (71.43%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Unisys
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft