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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 121 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 2.44% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£123 £120 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £110 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £135 £169
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £135 £296
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -54.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+29.65% -20.45%
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
660 574 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.41% 21.28% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 245 289
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 £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 89 85
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.07 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) MS Office
4 9 (75.00%) Service Management
5 8 (66.67%) CICS
6 7 (58.33%) SLA
6 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 1 (8.33%) CCTV
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (8.33%) VLAN
10 1 (8.33%) Release Management
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (8.33%) Linux
10 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (8.33%) UNIX
10 1 (8.33%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) MS Project
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) MGCP
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Service Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CCTV
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Service Management
3 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft