The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 29 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.21% 10.68% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 51.76% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 15
Median daily rate £325 £240 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.70 £17.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Nottinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.71% 20.63% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 29
Median daily rate £440 £270 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Median hourly rate £12.28 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £16.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) SCCM
4 17 (36.96%) VMware
5 15 (32.61%) ITIL
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (23.91%) Office 365
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) Cisco
9 10 (21.74%) WAN
9 10 (21.74%) VPN
9 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (19.57%) NetApp
10 9 (19.57%) LAN
11 8 (17.39%) Wireless
11 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.39%) DevOps
11 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
12 7 (15.22%) Ansible
12 7 (15.22%) Puppet
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (15.22%) Google
12 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
13 6 (13.04%) CISSP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 6 (13.04%) Mule
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Jetty
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) VPN
1 10 (21.74%) WAN
2 9 (19.57%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) Wireless
4 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) ADSL
7 2 (4.35%) Broadband
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.35%) SAN
8 1 (2.17%) DHCP
8 1 (2.17%) DNS
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) IPsec
8 1 (2.17%) MPLS
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.17%) GitLab
2 1 (2.17%) Hudson
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.52%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Support
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.17%) DataPower
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Gentoo
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) DevOps
3 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Data Security
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) MVC
5 1 (2.17%) OO
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) UML
5 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.17%) pfSense
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Ansible
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) EnCase
4 1 (2.17%) FTK
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Mesos
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) QRadar
4 1 (2.17%) Rancher
4 1 (2.17%) rkt
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
4 9 (19.57%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
6 7 (15.22%) Google
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
9 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.17%) QNAP
10 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) Veeam