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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.27% 15.75% 13.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 87.76% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 9
Average daily rate
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£238 £218 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £184 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £312 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 11
Average hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.35 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
96 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.91% 17.95% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 11
Average daily rate £270 £208 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.12% -46.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £188 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £322 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 40 £325 +62.50% 8
Wellingborough 0 4 £110 - 2
Kettering -1 2 - - 2
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (47.86%) Windows 7
2 41 (35.04%) MS Office
2 41 (35.04%) Windows XP
3 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
3 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
4 26 (22.22%) Linux
4 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 21 (17.95%) Tomcat
5 21 (17.95%) ITIL
6 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (15.38%) Oracle
6 18 (15.38%) LAN
7 17 (14.53%) WAN
7 17 (14.53%) MySQL
7 17 (14.53%) Apache
8 16 (13.68%) UNIX
8 16 (13.68%) Java
8 16 (13.68%) Cisco
9 14 (11.97%) SAN
9 14 (11.97%) VMware
9 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
9 14 (11.97%) Open Source
9 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.11%) Google
11 12 (10.26%) Dell
11 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 12 (10.26%) Google Apps
11 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
12 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.53%) Apache
3 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (35.04%) MS Office
2 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.71%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) LAN
2 17 (14.53%) WAN
3 14 (11.97%) SAN
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
6 3 (2.56%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) VPN
7 2 (1.71%) Broadband
7 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.71%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.85%) MPLS
8 1 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.42%) JUnit
3 2 (1.71%) Toad
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.84%) Retail
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (41.03%) Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) Support Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Service Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 12 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.84%) Server Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Deskside Support
8 7 (5.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.13%) Server Support
9 6 (5.13%) Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Deskside Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) .NET
2 4 (3.42%) HTML
2 4 (3.42%) J2EE
2 4 (3.42%) HTML5
3 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.56%) LAMP
3 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) CSS
4 2 (1.71%) Middleware
4 2 (1.71%) RESTful
4 2 (1.71%) jQuery
4 2 (1.71%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.71%) CSS3
4 2 (1.71%) Laravel
4 2 (1.71%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.71%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (0.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Open Source
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) NHS
4 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.56%) Blog
5 3 (2.56%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) iPad
6 2 (1.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.86%) Windows 7
2 41 (35.04%) Windows XP
3 26 (22.22%) Linux
4 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.68%) UNIX
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.55%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.98%) CentOS
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.71%) Android
11 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.27%) MVC
5 5 (4.27%) Migration
6 3 (2.56%) Test Automation
6 3 (2.56%) Project Management
6 3 (2.56%) Service Management
6 3 (2.56%) Workflow
6 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.71%) Scrum
7 2 (1.71%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.71%) Android Development
7 2 (1.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.71%) Information Management
8 1 (0.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) Java
2 7 (5.98%) C#
2 7 (5.98%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.56%) C++
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) Delphi
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) Dell Certification
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) SCOM
3 3 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
4 2 (1.71%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 16 (13.68%) Cisco
4 14 (11.97%) VMware
5 13 (11.11%) Google
6 12 (10.26%) Dell
7 9 (7.69%) hybris
7 9 (7.69%) Citrix
8 6 (5.13%) HP
8 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.71%) Apple
10 2 (1.71%) Lotus
10 2 (1.71%) BMC
10 2 (1.71%) NetApp
10 2 (1.71%) Remedy
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.71%) Zend
10 2 (1.71%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.85%) Axway
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