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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.90% 6.40% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.23% 52.78% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.54% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £250 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £312
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.40 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
73 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.52% 12.12% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 14
Average daily rate £240 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +19 33 £383 +61.05% 7
Wellingborough - 5 £115 -
Brackley - 1 £300 -
Daventry - 1 - - 1
Kettering - - - - 3
Towcester - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (42.35%) Windows 7
2 25 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.65%) UNIX
4 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 15 (17.65%) Oracle
4 15 (17.65%) MS Office
5 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
6 12 (14.12%) LAN
6 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (12.94%) WAN
7 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
7 11 (12.94%) MySQL
7 11 (12.94%) Apache
8 10 (11.76%) C#
8 10 (11.76%) Novell
8 10 (11.76%) Open Source
9 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
9 9 (10.59%) SCCM
9 9 (10.59%) Retail
9 9 (10.59%) Google
9 9 (10.59%) Google Apps
9 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (10.59%) Citrix
9 9 (10.59%) Cisco
9 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (10.59%) .NET
10 8 (9.41%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.94%) Apache
3 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) IIS
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Office
2 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Google Apps
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) LAN
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 8 (9.41%) SAN
4 3 (3.53%) Wireless
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) DNS
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.18%) NAS
6 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) DTS
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Informix
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Toad
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.18%) MSI
2 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.59%) Retail
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Desktop Support
3 11 (12.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Server Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Server Support
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Risk Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Information Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Information Risk Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Designer
9 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Server Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.88%) XML
3 5 (5.88%) WCF
3 5 (5.88%) AppFabric
4 3 (3.53%) LAMP
5 2 (2.35%) WinForms
5 2 (2.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Open Source
2 7 (8.24%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows 7
2 25 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 15 (17.65%) UNIX
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
2 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
3 6 (7.06%) Migration
3 6 (7.06%) Scrum
4 5 (5.88%) SOA
4 5 (5.88%) Information Management
4 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 4 (4.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL
5 4 (4.71%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 3 (3.53%) Service Management
7 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.35%) Change Control
7 2 (2.35%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.18%) Network Management
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.18%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) C#
2 8 (9.41%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) C
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
2 3 (3.53%) Dell Certification
2 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) XenServer
4 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.35%) Ansible
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.18%) Control-M
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) WSUS
4 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (11.76%) Novell
4 9 (10.59%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) Cisco
4 9 (10.59%) Google
5 7 (8.24%) VMware
6 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.71%) hybris
7 4 (4.71%) HP
7 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.35%) Lotus
10 1 (1.18%) BMC
10 1 (1.18%) NetApp
10 1 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (1.18%) F5
10 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.18%) Remedy
10 1 (1.18%) AppSense
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago