The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 133 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 1.95% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£134 £120 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £110 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £169
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £110.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.18% +478.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £30.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +60.52%
Windows NT
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
685 615 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.10% 21.66% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 268 327
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 86 83
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.71 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.06 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Windows NT Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
3 10 (71.43%) CICS
3 10 (71.43%) Service Management
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 1 (7.14%) CCTV
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (7.14%) VLAN
9 1 (7.14%) Release Management
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) CCNA
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) MGCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 10 (71.43%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) MGCP
2 1 (7.14%) H.323
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 11 (78.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (78.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CCTV
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Unisys