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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.09% 15.75% 15.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.27% 69.35% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 17
Median daily rate £205 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.38 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.20 £16.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
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
37 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.94% 22.71% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 29
Median daily rate £195 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -34.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 20 (46.51%) MS Office
2 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
5 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
7 9 (20.93%) High Availability
7 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (18.60%) MySQL
8 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 8 (18.60%) Ansible
8 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 8 (18.60%) GitLab
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Office 365
11 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
11 5 (11.63%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Service Management
11 5 (11.63%) SCCM
12 4 (9.30%) ITSM
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) T-SQL

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) MS Office
2 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Endur
1 2 (4.65%) Findur
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) DMZ
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Extranet
3 2 (4.65%) Intranet
3 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) Power BI
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) GitLab
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Service Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) IT Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.98%) Ajax
2 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (6.98%) LINQ
2 3 (6.98%) REST
2 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (6.98%) WCF
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) BYOD
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
2 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) High Availability
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITSM
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 3 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (6.98%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) SOLID
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C#
2 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Salt
4 2 (4.65%) OVSD
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Twitter
4 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Murex
4 2 (4.65%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) Remedy
4 2 (4.65%) Reuters
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Webroot