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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.30% 14.41% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 84.21% 59.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 15
Median daily rate £288 £355 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.01% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £256 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £463 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.20 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
70 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.77% 17.12% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 28
Median daily rate £320 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £256 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £463 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.20 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 31 (45.59%) Windows 7
3 28 (41.18%) MS Office
4 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.82%) ITIL
6 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
6 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
7 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (26.47%) SCCM
9 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.53%) Linux
10 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (19.12%) Intel Security
11 13 (19.12%) Windows 10
12 12 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
13 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
13 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.24%) Application Packaging
13 9 (13.24%) BitLocker
14 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.76%) OneDrive
14 8 (11.76%) High Availability
15 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
15 7 (10.29%) NAS
15 7 (10.29%) Webroot
15 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (10.29%) GitLab
15 7 (10.29%) DevOps
15 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery

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 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
1 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Office
2 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Endur
1 2 (2.94%) Findur
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) NAS
1 7 (10.29%) SAN
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) 3G
6 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Power BI
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) GitLab
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
2 3 (4.41%) JBehave
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) JUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Banking
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Service Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) IT Support
6 5 (7.35%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) HTML5
2 3 (4.41%) JAXB
2 3 (4.41%) JSON
2 3 (4.41%) SAX
2 3 (4.41%) Spring
2 3 (4.41%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) XSLT
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) RIA
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) BYOD
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows 7
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server
2 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (23.53%) Linux
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.12%) Windows 10
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.94%) Unix
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Application Packaging
3 8 (11.76%) High Availability
4 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.29%) DevOps
5 4 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.94%) ITSM
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) CISM
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.94%) Puppet
5 2 (2.94%) Salt
6 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Intel Security
3 7 (10.29%) Webroot
4 4 (5.88%) BMC
4 4 (5.88%) Dell
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) Perforce
6 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.94%) Murex
6 2 (2.94%) Reuters
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.47%) NetApp
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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