The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 60 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.85% 15.43% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 88.89% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £268 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £391 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 3
Average hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.50 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.82% 17.36% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 9
Average daily rate £275 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Average hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 43 £300 +27.65% 12
Kettering 0 4 - -
Corby - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 51 (45.54%) Windows 7
2 43 (38.39%) Windows XP
3 42 (37.50%) MS Office
4 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.75%) ITIL
7 19 (16.96%) Linux
7 19 (16.96%) LAN
8 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.39%) Java
10 14 (12.50%) Oracle
10 14 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 14 (12.50%) WAN
11 13 (11.61%) Dell
12 12 (10.71%) SAN
12 12 (10.71%) Cisco
12 12 (10.71%) C#
12 12 (10.71%) Google
13 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
13 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
13 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
13 10 (8.93%) .NET
13 10 (8.93%) Apache
13 10 (8.93%) MySQL
13 10 (8.93%) VMware
14 9 (8.04%) UNIX
14 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
14 9 (8.04%) SQL
14 9 (8.04%) Windows Vista

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.93%) Apache
3 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (1.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (37.50%) MS Office
2 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) LAN
2 14 (12.50%) WAN
3 12 (10.71%) SAN
4 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.68%) Firewall
5 3 (2.68%) DHCP
5 3 (2.68%) DNS
6 2 (1.79%) Broadband
6 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.89%) MPLS
7 1 (0.89%) SMTP
7 1 (0.89%) VoIP
7 1 (0.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) MySQL
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.25%) Subversion
2 5 (4.46%) JUnit
2 5 (4.46%) Selenium
3 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (4.46%) Retail
2 4 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Service Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 14 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (8.93%) Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Deskside Support
6 7 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Deskside Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.25%) Web Services
4 5 (4.46%) XML
4 5 (4.46%) XSLT
5 4 (3.57%) HTML5
5 4 (3.57%) J2EE
5 4 (3.57%) HTML
6 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.79%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.79%) RESTful
7 2 (1.79%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.79%) CSS3
7 2 (1.79%) Laravel
7 2 (1.79%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
7 2 (1.79%) LAMP
8 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Open Source
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.25%) iPhone
3 6 (5.36%) NHS
4 4 (3.57%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) Blog
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.89%) PDA
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.54%) Windows 7
2 43 (38.39%) Windows XP
3 19 (16.96%) Linux
4 9 (8.04%) UNIX
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Vista
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.57%) Android
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.89%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.36%) Migration
6 5 (4.46%) MVC
6 5 (4.46%) UML
6 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.68%) Change Management
8 3 (2.68%) Service Management
8 3 (2.68%) Workflow
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.79%) Android Development
9 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.79%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.79%) Scrum
10 1 (0.89%) CAD
10 1 (0.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) Java
2 12 (10.71%) C#
3 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.04%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) Delphi
6 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Dell Certification
3 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.89%) CCNP
4 1 (0.89%) CCNA
4 1 (0.89%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) SCCM
1 5 (4.46%) SCOM
2 3 (2.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.89%) Control-M
3 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (11.61%) Dell
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco
4 12 (10.71%) Google
5 10 (8.93%) VMware
6 8 (7.14%) hybris
7 6 (5.36%) HP
8 2 (1.79%) Dell KACE
8 2 (1.79%) Axway
8 2 (1.79%) Zend
8 2 (1.79%) NetApp
8 2 (1.79%) Apple
8 2 (1.79%) Citrix
8 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.89%) Remedy
9 1 (0.89%) Websense
9 1 (0.89%) Avaya
9 1 (0.89%) EMC
9 1 (0.89%) Nokia
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