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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.83% 8.60% 9.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 57.69% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Average hourly rate £10.84 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.80 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.50 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
66 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.74% 14.90% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 14
Average daily rate £325 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 32 £300 -25.00% 10
Corby - 3 - - 1
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (47.62%) MS Office
2 42 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 38 (36.19%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.62%) Windows XP
5 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
6 18 (17.14%) SQL
6 18 (17.14%) ITIL
7 17 (16.19%) VMware
7 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
8 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
8 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
9 14 (13.33%) UNIX
10 13 (12.38%) Linux
10 13 (12.38%) Finance
11 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
12 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
13 10 (9.52%) C#
14 9 (8.57%) .NET
14 9 (8.57%) Citrix
14 9 (8.57%) Blackberry
14 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (8.57%) Google
15 8 (7.62%) Subversion
15 8 (7.62%) SCCM
15 8 (7.62%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.81%) Lync
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 50 (47.62%) MS Office
2 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) LAN
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) SMTP
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) DTS
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Subversion
3 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.95%) Ant
6 1 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (8.57%) Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Tester
5 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Architect
6 6 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (2.86%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (5.71%) XSLT
3 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.95%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.71%) iPhone
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 29 (27.62%) Windows XP
3 14 (13.33%) UNIX
4 13 (12.38%) Linux
5 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.86%) CentOS
9 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.90%) Android
11 1 (0.95%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) HPUX
11 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.62%) Migration
3 8 (7.62%) Service Management
4 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.71%) Change Management
5 6 (5.71%) UML
6 5 (4.76%) ITSM
6 5 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.81%) Workflow
7 4 (3.81%) Open Source
7 4 (3.81%) Change Control
7 4 (3.81%) Project Management
8 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.81%) C++
4 4 (3.81%) Delphi
5 2 (1.90%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) VBScript
6 1 (0.95%) VB
6 1 (0.95%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) MCP
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) CCNP
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) BS15000
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) OVSD
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.86%) Control-M
4 3 (2.86%) SCOM
5 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.95%) Ansible
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) WSUS
6 1 (0.95%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) VMware
3 9 (8.57%) Citrix
3 9 (8.57%) Google
4 8 (7.62%) HP
4 8 (7.62%) Cisco
5 7 (6.67%) NetApp
6 5 (4.76%) Lotus
7 4 (3.81%) Axway
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle
8 3 (2.86%) Dell
8 3 (2.86%) Remedy
8 3 (2.86%) McAfee
8 3 (2.86%) F5
8 3 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.90%) Altiris
9 2 (1.90%) BMC
9 2 (1.90%) SAP
10 1 (0.95%) IBM
10 1 (0.95%) Juniper
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