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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.32% 15.33% 14.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.76% 80.77% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 10
Average daily rate £215 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £115 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.09 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.37% -23.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
37 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.89% 18.98% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 17
Average daily rate £325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.59 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 11 £335 +11.66% 8
Wellingborough - 2 £330 -
Brackley - 1 £325 -
Corby - 1 - -
Daventry - 1 £135 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (36.71%) Windows Server
2 24 (30.38%) MS Office
3 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
4 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
5 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
6 13 (16.46%) Migration
6 13 (16.46%) VMware
7 12 (15.19%) DevOps
8 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
8 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.39%) SQL
9 9 (11.39%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.13%) MySQL
10 8 (10.13%) Oracle
10 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (10.13%) High Availability
10 8 (10.13%) Ansible
10 8 (10.13%) GitLab
10 8 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.86%) Server Building
11 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (8.86%) Puppet
11 7 (8.86%) Unix
12 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (7.59%) Lotus
12 6 (7.59%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.59%) IBM Domino
2 6 (7.59%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.27%) Informix
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) GitLab
2 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.27%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.27%) MSI
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Service Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
3 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Lotus Notes Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Domino Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.06%) IT Support
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.53%) WinForms
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) LINQ
4 1 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.27%) WCF
4 1 (1.27%) WSDL
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Celerra
4 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows Server
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
3 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.86%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) Android
8 2 (2.53%) AIX
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Migration
2 12 (15.19%) DevOps
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (10.13%) High Availability
5 7 (8.86%) Server Building
6 6 (7.59%) SDLC
6 6 (7.59%) Service Management
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) ITSM
8 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.80%) MVC
9 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Management
10 2 (2.53%) Application Rationalisation
10 2 (2.53%) Project Management
10 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) Perl
2 2 (2.53%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.53%) CCNA
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCDST
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSA
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Ansible
2 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 5 (6.33%) Terraform
4 3 (3.80%) Salt
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.27%) Control-M
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Lotus
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.06%) BMC
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Dell
6 4 (5.06%) Novell
6 4 (5.06%) Remedy
7 3 (3.80%) HP
8 2 (2.53%) Apple
8 2 (2.53%) Brocade
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.27%) Veeam
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