The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.82% 12.02% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.18% 72.13% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 21
Median daily rate £325 £276 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% -18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £18.57 £14.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
55 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.15% 16.67% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 30
Median daily rate £325 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £264 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £19.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 21 £463 +60.31% 8
Wellingborough +1 4 £300 -
Kettering - 3 £145 - 4
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.34%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
4 18 (26.87%) MS Office
5 17 (25.37%) ITIL
6 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
7 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (22.39%) Linux
8 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
8 13 (19.40%) SQL
9 12 (17.91%) SAN
10 10 (14.93%) Cisco
10 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
11 9 (13.43%) HP
11 9 (13.43%) High Availability
12 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
12 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.94%) MySQL
12 8 (11.94%) Service Management
12 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (11.94%) Ansible
12 8 (11.94%) DevOps
12 8 (11.94%) GitLab
12 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
13 7 (10.45%) SDLC
13 7 (10.45%) Firewall
13 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.45%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Office
2 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Endur
1 1 (1.49%) Findur
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
3 6 (8.96%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) Intranet
6 3 (4.48%) NAS
7 2 (2.99%) DMZ
7 2 (2.99%) Extranet
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) VPN
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) SSDT
5 1 (1.49%) DTS
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) GitLab
1 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.99%) Back Office
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.97%) Unix Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.48%) Ajax
3 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.48%) HTML5
3 3 (4.48%) jQuery
3 3 (4.48%) JSON
3 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.48%) LINQ
3 3 (4.48%) REST
3 3 (4.48%) WCF
3 3 (4.48%) WinForms
3 3 (4.48%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) RIA
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
2 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.39%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.96%) Unix
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Solaris
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.97%) AIX
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.99%) CentOS
10 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.49%) Android
11 1 (1.49%) Fedora
11 1 (1.49%) SUSE
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) High Availability
3 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.94%) DevOps
3 8 (11.94%) Service Management
4 7 (10.45%) SDLC
5 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.48%) BDD
6 3 (4.48%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (4.48%) ITSM
6 3 (4.48%) OO
6 3 (4.48%) SOLID
6 3 (4.48%) TDD
6 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.48%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.49%) APMP
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Ansible
2 6 (8.96%) SCCM
3 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) Puppet
3 5 (7.46%) Salt
4 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.97%) Foglight
4 4 (5.97%) nmon
4 4 (5.97%) SCOM
5 2 (2.99%) OVSD
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) HP
5 7 (10.45%) EMC
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
6 6 (8.96%) Dell
6 6 (8.96%) IBM
7 5 (7.46%) Intel
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.97%) Sun
8 4 (5.97%) Twitter
9 3 (4.48%) Lotus
9 3 (4.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.49%) BMC
11 1 (1.49%) Murex
11 1 (1.49%) Reuters
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