The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.29% 11.52% 14.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.33% 76.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £410 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +275.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £402 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £418 £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.80 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
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
60 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.48% 15.15% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 2
Average daily rate £385 £400 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +266.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £400 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 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.

1 33 (41.77%) MS Office
2 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
4 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
5 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.52%) ITIL
6 17 (21.52%) Linux
7 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.46%) UNIX
9 12 (15.19%) LAN
10 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.92%) SQL
10 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.66%) Google
11 10 (12.66%) Java
12 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
12 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
13 8 (10.13%) iPhone
13 8 (10.13%) .NET
13 8 (10.13%) VMware
13 8 (10.13%) Blackberry
14 7 (8.86%) Finance
14 7 (8.86%) Subversion
14 7 (8.86%) MySQL
14 7 (8.86%) C#
14 7 (8.86%) SAN
14 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
14 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (41.77%) MS Office
2 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
1 3 (3.80%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) LAN
2 7 (8.86%) SAN
3 6 (7.59%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) Broadband
5 1 (1.27%) SMTP
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MySQL
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Service Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
3 7 (8.86%) Tester
3 7 (8.86%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.06%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) XSLT
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.06%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.27%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.27%) CSS3
5 1 (1.27%) Laravel
5 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Blackberry
1 8 (10.13%) iPhone
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.59%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) iPad
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
2 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
3 17 (21.52%) Linux
4 13 (16.46%) UNIX
5 3 (3.80%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) CentOS
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) HPUX
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) UML
5 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.06%) Change Management
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) Service Management
7 3 (3.80%) Workflow
7 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.53%) Dependency Management
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.27%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.53%) C++
5 2 (2.53%) Delphi
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
5 2 (2.53%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) REXX
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.53%) VCP4
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) BS15000
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCOM
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Control-M
3 1 (1.27%) OVSD
3 1 (1.27%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Google
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) hybris
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Axway
6 2 (2.53%) BMC
6 2 (2.53%) NetApp
6 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Sun
7 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.27%) Zend
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) Dell KACE
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