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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.68% 8.05% 10.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.14% 63.64% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £183 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £248 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
57 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.80% 12.64% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 6
Average daily rate £400 £209 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.61% +43.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.46% +10.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014, 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 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Tomcat
2 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
3 18 (28.57%) MS Office
4 16 (25.40%) UNIX
5 15 (23.81%) Windows XP
6 14 (22.22%) MySQL
6 14 (22.22%) Java
6 14 (22.22%) Apache
6 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle
7 13 (20.63%) Open Source
8 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.05%) LAN
8 12 (19.05%) SAN
9 11 (17.46%) WAN
9 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.46%) Cisco
9 11 (17.46%) VMware
9 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (17.46%) Google Apps
9 11 (17.46%) Google
10 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (14.29%) hybris
10 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
11 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (11.11%) Citrix
11 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 19 (30.16%) Tomcat
2 14 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Office
2 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) LAN
1 12 (19.05%) SAN
2 11 (17.46%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Broadband
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) DTS
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Toad
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Service Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Server Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Server Support
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Risk Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Storage Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Information Risk Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) J2EE
2 3 (4.76%) LAMP
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) HTML5
4 1 (1.59%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) Laravel
4 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
3 16 (25.40%) UNIX
4 15 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.52%) CentOS
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (7.94%) Identity Management
4 5 (7.94%) Information Management
4 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.59%) Android Development
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.59%) DevOps
8 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.59%) Delphi
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
3 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Google
4 9 (14.29%) hybris
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.35%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Remedy
8 2 (3.17%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) Lotus
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.59%) Axway
9 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.59%) Zend
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