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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 144 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.033% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.15% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £298
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -9.37%
Windows NT
England

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
796 675 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.69% 22.32% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 327 240
Average daily rate £375 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £144 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 66
Average hourly rate £14.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.69 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -10 2 £263 -
Windows NT
England

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (33.33%) CICS
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MSI
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS
5 2 (22.22%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) CICS
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft