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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 4 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 14 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.08% 7.14% 16.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.79% 60.87% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 18
Median daily rate £294 £343 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% +18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £11.09
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
71 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 24.83% 11.73% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £11.09
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
4 26 (31.71%) SCCM
5 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
6 23 (28.05%) Windows 7
6 23 (28.05%) MS Office
7 18 (21.95%) Linux
8 17 (20.73%) Windows XP
8 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
9 15 (18.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 15 (18.29%) Data Loss Prevention
9 15 (18.29%) Unified Communications
9 15 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (18.29%) Intel Security
9 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
9 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
10 13 (15.85%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (13.41%) SQL
11 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.20%) Application Packaging
13 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.98%) BitLocker
14 8 (9.76%) OneDrive
14 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.76%) High Availability
14 8 (9.76%) .NET
14 8 (9.76%) Degree

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 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Office
2 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 7 (8.54%) SAN
3 6 (7.32%) NAS
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Skype
4 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.66%) IntelliJ
1 3 (3.66%) JBehave
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
1 3 (3.66%) JUnit
1 3 (3.66%) Maven
1 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) GitLab
3 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Windows Engineer
2 23 (28.05%) Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Support Engineer
5 13 (15.85%) Service Desk Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Service Analyst
6 12 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Server Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Applications Support
11 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
12 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (6.10%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (6.10%) SQL Support Analyst
13 4 (4.88%) IT Engineer
13 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 3 (3.66%) HTML5
3 3 (3.66%) JAXB
3 3 (3.66%) JSON
3 3 (3.66%) SAX
3 3 (3.66%) Spring
3 3 (3.66%) XML
3 3 (3.66%) XSLT
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Clustering
1 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
2 23 (28.05%) Windows 7
3 18 (21.95%) Linux
4 17 (20.73%) Windows 10
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.73%) Windows XP
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Android
6 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Unix
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 15 (18.29%) Data Loss Prevention
2 15 (18.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 15 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (12.20%) Application Packaging
4 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
4 8 (9.76%) High Availability
5 7 (8.54%) ITIL V3
5 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.54%) Project Management
5 7 (8.54%) SDLC
6 5 (6.10%) ITSM
6 5 (6.10%) Release Management
6 5 (6.10%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Android Development
7 4 (4.88%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) C
4 4 (4.88%) C++
4 4 (4.88%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.76%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CISM
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Intel Security
3 6 (7.32%) BMC
3 6 (7.32%) Webroot
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 4 (4.88%) Dell
6 3 (3.66%) Perforce
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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