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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.39% 10.11% 8.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.18% 56.25% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +168.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
98 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.94% 17.98% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +196.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 43 £320 -20.00% 13
Kettering -2 1 £285 - 1
Brackley - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (38.60%) MS Office
2 43 (37.72%) Windows 7
3 32 (28.07%) Windows XP
4 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
6 23 (20.18%) ITIL
7 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
8 19 (16.67%) UNIX
9 17 (14.91%) Linux
10 16 (14.04%) SQL
11 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
12 14 (12.28%) Finance
13 13 (11.40%) VMware
14 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.65%) C#
15 11 (9.65%) Migration
15 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (9.65%) Google
16 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
16 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
16 10 (8.77%) Cisco
17 9 (7.89%) LAN
17 9 (7.89%) .NET
17 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (7.89%) SCCM
18 8 (7.02%) Subversion
18 8 (7.02%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.63%) Lync
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (38.60%) MS Office
2 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) LAN
2 4 (3.51%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (2.63%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
5 1 (0.88%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) Selenium
3 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.39%) JUnit
5 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.75%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) Ant
7 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
2 6 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Analyst
2 24 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 24 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Tester
4 8 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.14%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.51%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) XML
3 6 (5.26%) XSLT
3 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (3.51%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) OAuth
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.14%) iPhone
4 5 (4.39%) Open Source
4 5 (4.39%) NHS
4 5 (4.39%) Clustering
4 5 (4.39%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Windows 7
2 32 (28.07%) Windows XP
3 19 (16.67%) UNIX
4 17 (14.91%) Linux
5 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.75%) CentOS
9 2 (1.75%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.65%) Migration
4 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.26%) Change Management
5 6 (5.26%) UML
6 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.51%) Workflow
7 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.51%) Service Management
7 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.63%) Project Management
8 3 (2.63%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.75%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (1.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) SQL
2 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 7 (6.14%) Java
5 5 (4.39%) C++
5 5 (4.39%) Delphi
5 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.63%) VBScript
8 2 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) REXX
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) BS15000
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.88%) XenServer
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) SCCM
2 5 (4.39%) SCOM
3 4 (3.51%) Control-M
3 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.75%) OVSD
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) VMware
3 11 (9.65%) Google
4 10 (8.77%) Cisco
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle
5 6 (5.26%) Dell
5 6 (5.26%) Citrix
6 5 (4.39%) HP
6 5 (4.39%) NetApp
6 5 (4.39%) Axway
6 5 (4.39%) hybris
7 3 (2.63%) BMC
8 2 (1.75%) Lotus
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 2 (1.75%) Dell KACE
8 2 (1.75%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.75%) Remedy
9 1 (0.88%) Websense
9 1 (0.88%) Perforce
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