The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.38% 16.07% 21.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.33% 48.65% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £108 £208 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.95% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £106 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
Windows
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.15% 33.04% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 15
Median daily rate £300 £215 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -16.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £388 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Northern Ireland region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Northern Ireland region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
County Antrim -1 10 £108 -47.95% 5
County Londonderry - 1 - - 2
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Office Automation
6 3 (15.00%) MSI
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) MCSA
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Primavera
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Deployment Project Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Office Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (10.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) CA
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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