The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.22% 12.07% 14.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.05% 67.24% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 27
Median daily rate £269 £303 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £211 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Median hourly rate £16.25 £10.10 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.89% -3.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
95 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.38% 17.96% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 38 43
Median daily rate £325 £356 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.20 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 43 £288 -14.17% 12
Wellingborough 0 3 £155 -53.03%
Kettering +4 2 £218 -13.00% 2
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 42 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 37 (36.27%) MS Office
5 33 (32.35%) ITIL
6 26 (25.49%) SCCM
6 26 (25.49%) Windows Server
7 23 (22.55%) Windows XP
8 22 (21.57%) MS Excel
8 22 (21.57%) Windows 10
9 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (17.65%) Linux
11 16 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (13.73%) Intel Security
13 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (10.78%) Application Packaging
14 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
14 11 (10.78%) VMware
15 10 (9.80%) High Availability
15 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.80%) BitLocker
16 9 (8.82%) OneDrive
16 9 (8.82%) SAN
16 9 (8.82%) SQL
17 8 (7.84%) Citrix
17 8 (7.84%) DNS
17 8 (7.84%) NAS
17 8 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) nginx
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (36.27%) MS Office
2 22 (21.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Endur
1 2 (1.96%) Findur
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) OneDrive
2 5 (4.90%) Office 365
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) SAN
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) NAS
3 7 (6.86%) Unified Communications
4 6 (5.88%) LAN
5 5 (4.90%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) DHCP
6 3 (2.94%) Intranet
6 3 (2.94%) Skype
6 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.96%) Firewall
7 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.98%) 3G
8 1 (0.98%) AMQP
8 1 (0.98%) HTTP
8 1 (0.98%) Network Security
8 1 (0.98%) SSL
8 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) MySQL
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.98%) Power BI
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) GitLab
1 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.94%) JBehave
3 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) JUnit
3 3 (2.94%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.92%) Banking
1 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Back Office
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Analyst
2 20 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 19 (18.63%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Service Desk Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Support Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.84%) IT Support
7 8 (7.84%) Server Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) IT Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) HTML
1 4 (3.92%) JSON
2 3 (2.94%) HTML5
2 3 (2.94%) JAXB
2 3 (2.94%) SAX
2 3 (2.94%) Spring
2 3 (2.94%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) XSLT
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) Kafka
4 1 (0.98%) Node.js
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) RIA
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.98%) BYOD
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 26 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 23 (22.55%) Windows XP
4 22 (21.57%) Windows 10
5 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (17.65%) Linux
6 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.94%) Unix
10 2 (1.96%) Android
10 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ITIL
2 11 (10.78%) Application Packaging
3 10 (9.80%) High Availability
4 8 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (7.84%) DevOps
5 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.86%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (6.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.88%) Migration
7 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.92%) Project Management
8 4 (3.92%) Service Management
9 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.94%) SDLC
9 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) Python
3 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) Go
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) PHP
4 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.92%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) APMP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CISM
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (0.98%) Docker
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (25.49%) SCCM
2 7 (6.86%) Ansible
3 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.94%) SCOM
6 2 (1.96%) Puppet
6 2 (1.96%) Salt
6 2 (1.96%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.98%) Consul
7 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.98%) OVSD
Vendors
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Intel Security
3 11 (10.78%) VMware
4 8 (7.84%) Citrix
5 7 (6.86%) Webroot
6 4 (3.92%) BMC
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) Dell
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle
7 3 (2.94%) EMC
7 3 (2.94%) HP
7 3 (2.94%) Lotus
7 3 (2.94%) NetApp
7 3 (2.94%) Perforce
8 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.96%) Murex
8 2 (1.96%) Reuters
9 1 (0.98%) Apple
9 1 (0.98%) Novell
9 1 (0.98%) Remedy
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