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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 4 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.74% 6.25% 13.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.11% 57.14% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 16
Median daily rate £244 £268 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% -22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.50 £10.16 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

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
76 21 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.97% 10.94% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 20 January 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
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 20 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 32 (42.11%) ITIL
2 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
3 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (32.89%) MS Office
5 24 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 23 (30.26%) SCCM
7 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
8 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 16 (21.05%) Linux
9 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
10 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (19.74%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 15 (19.74%) Windows 10
10 15 (19.74%) Data Loss Prevention
10 15 (19.74%) Unified Communications
11 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.11%) Intel Security
12 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (13.16%) High Availability
14 10 (13.16%) Application Packaging
15 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.84%) BitLocker
15 9 (11.84%) SQL
15 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
16 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
16 8 (10.53%) OneDrive
16 8 (10.53%) 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 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) MS Office
2 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Endur
1 1 (1.32%) Findur
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) Unified Communications
2 6 (7.89%) DNS
2 6 (7.89%) NAS
2 6 (7.89%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) 3G
4 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.95%) GitLab
1 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
1 3 (3.95%) JBehave
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
1 3 (3.95%) JUnit
1 3 (3.95%) Maven
1 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Windows Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) IT Support
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Systems Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) HTML5
3 3 (3.95%) JAXB
3 3 (3.95%) JSON
3 3 (3.95%) SAX
3 3 (3.95%) Spring
3 3 (3.95%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) XSLT
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) BYOD
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) RIA
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 16 (21.05%) Linux
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (19.74%) Windows 10
6 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.58%) Android
8 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.63%) Unix
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Data Loss Prevention
2 15 (19.74%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.16%) Application Packaging
3 10 (13.16%) High Availability
4 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 7 (9.21%) SDLC
6 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Android Development
7 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.26%) ITSM
7 4 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) C#
3 5 (6.58%) C
4 4 (5.26%) C++
4 4 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.95%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Intel Security
3 6 (7.89%) Webroot
4 5 (6.58%) Citrix
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle
5 4 (5.26%) BMC
5 4 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (3.95%) Perforce
7 2 (2.63%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.32%) Murex
8 1 (1.32%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) Reuters
8 1 (1.32%) Teradata
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