The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.76% 12.79% 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.22% 80.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 11
Median daily rate £413 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £407 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.04% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.44%
Windows
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.44% 15.98% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 18
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.04% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) MS Office
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) High Availability
7 6 (18.18%) Puppet
7 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (18.18%) Ansible
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Salt
7 6 (18.18%) GitLab
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) MySQL
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DMZ
4 2 (6.06%) Extranet
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) GitLab
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) Ajax
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) HTML5
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (9.09%) LINQ
2 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) WinForms
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Fedora
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) High Availability
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) SDLC
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) BDD
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (9.09%) SOLID
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Ansible
1 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
1 6 (18.18%) Salt
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) OVSD
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Twitter
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy