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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.80% 15.24% 5.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.62% 66.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £383 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +61.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £530 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
52 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.12% 22.86% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 11
Average daily rate £375 £383 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +31.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 35 (55.56%) MS Office
2 28 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 24 (38.10%) Windows XP
4 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
6 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 13 (20.63%) Linux
8 12 (19.05%) ITIL
8 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (19.05%) VMware
9 11 (17.46%) Service Management
9 11 (17.46%) SQL
10 10 (15.87%) UNIX
10 10 (15.87%) HP
10 10 (15.87%) ITSM
10 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.29%) Cisco
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.70%) Finance
13 7 (11.11%) Banking
13 7 (11.11%) OVSD
13 7 (11.11%) NetApp
13 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
13 7 (11.11%) Change Control
13 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (55.56%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
1 6 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) IPv4
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) VLAN
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) DTS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) GitLab
2 1 (1.59%) ProC
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Service Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.94%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Technician
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.17%) Progress Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Progress Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.59%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 24 (38.10%) Windows XP
3 13 (20.63%) Linux
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.87%) UNIX
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.52%) CentOS
7 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) AIX
10 1 (1.59%) Solaris
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Service Management
3 10 (15.87%) ITSM
4 7 (11.11%) Change Control
5 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.76%) SDLC
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.17%) Open Source
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps
10 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.59%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) Korn
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) NFS
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) OVSD
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Control-M
3 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) NetApp
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) F5
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle
8 3 (4.76%) BMC
8 3 (4.76%) Remedy
8 3 (4.76%) Google
8 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.17%) Lotus
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) Progress
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.59%) hybris
10 1 (1.59%) Lumension
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