The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.06% 15.26% 17.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 81.67% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Average daily rate
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£280 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £151 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £483 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.30 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £18.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
105 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.80% 18.69% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 43
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 34 (38.64%) Windows 7
3 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (25.00%) VMware
6 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (20.45%) SQL
7 18 (20.45%) MS Office
7 18 (20.45%) Linux
8 17 (19.32%) Windows XP
8 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
9 13 (14.77%) Cisco
9 13 (14.77%) UNIX
10 12 (13.64%) Oracle
10 12 (13.64%) DNS
10 12 (13.64%) HP
10 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (13.64%) Firewall
10 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (12.50%) Office 365
11 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (12.50%) SCCM
11 11 (12.50%) Citrix
11 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.50%) ITIL
12 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.23%) Windows 8
13 8 (9.09%) WAN
13 8 (9.09%) Migration
14 7 (7.95%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.68%) Lync
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) Moodle
5 3 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.41%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.41%) Apache
5 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.27%) JBoss
6 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) DNS
1 12 (13.64%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (5.68%) LAN
4 5 (5.68%) Wireless
4 5 (5.68%) VLAN
5 4 (4.55%) FCoE
5 4 (4.55%) LDAP
5 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 4 (4.55%) DMZ
5 4 (4.55%) Internet
6 3 (3.41%) SSL
6 3 (3.41%) SAN
6 3 (3.41%) SNMP
6 3 (3.41%) HTTP
6 3 (3.41%) ADSL
6 3 (3.41%) Broadband
6 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) OLTP
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Fiddler
1 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.14%) Finance
1 1 (1.14%) Banking
1 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (14.77%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.95%) Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Server Support
6 7 (7.95%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Server Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) IT Support
9 4 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) HTML
3 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.55%) CSS
3 4 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (3.41%) XHTML
4 3 (3.41%) WCF
4 3 (3.41%) Web Services
4 3 (3.41%) REST
5 2 (2.27%) WPF
5 2 (2.27%) jQuery
5 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) POSIX
6 1 (1.14%) ADSI
6 1 (1.14%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.27%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
4 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Windows 7
2 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (20.45%) Linux
5 17 (19.32%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.77%) UNIX
7 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (10.23%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.95%) AIX
10 4 (4.55%) Solaris
10 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.41%) SUSE
12 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.27%) HPUX
13 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.14%) CentOS
13 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) Migration
3 7 (7.95%) Service Management
4 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.68%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.41%) Software Delivery
6 3 (3.41%) MVC
6 3 (3.41%) Project Management
6 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.27%) Network Management
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.27%) High Availability
7 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.27%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) C#
3 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.27%) Korn
5 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.27%) C-shell
5 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.14%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) AWK
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.41%) MCSE
3 3 (3.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) CCNP
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCSA
5 1 (1.14%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) OCP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCENT
5 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.27%) KVM
5 2 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.27%) Samba
5 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) XenServer
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.68%) WMI
2 5 (5.68%) WSUS
3 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.27%) OpenView
4 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.14%) Control-M
5 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (14.77%) Cisco
4 12 (13.64%) Oracle
4 12 (13.64%) HP
5 11 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.55%) Sophos
7 3 (3.41%) Lotus
7 3 (3.41%) EMC
7 3 (3.41%) F5
7 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.27%) Opsware
8 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.27%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.27%) Veritas
8 2 (2.27%) Juniper
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
8 2 (2.27%) Cognos