The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.03% 17.70% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.67% 62.07% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Average daily rate £375 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £172 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £330 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.40 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £28.00 £13.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.40% 28.52% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.13 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Nottinghamshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 47 (44.34%) Microsoft
2 46 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 37 (34.91%) Windows XP
4 32 (30.19%) Windows 7
5 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (24.53%) SQL
6 26 (24.53%) VMware
7 23 (21.70%) MS Office
7 23 (21.70%) HP
7 23 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (20.75%) MS Exchange
9 18 (16.98%) .NET
10 17 (16.04%) ITIL
11 16 (15.09%) Citrix
11 16 (15.09%) Cisco
12 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (12.26%) C#
15 12 (11.32%) SAP
15 12 (11.32%) Web Services
15 12 (11.32%) OO
15 12 (11.32%) Linux
15 12 (11.32%) WCF
16 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (10.38%) Android
16 11 (10.38%) SCCM
16 11 (10.38%) Blackberry
16 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
17 10 (9.43%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 22 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.72%) IIS
5 5 (4.72%) Lync
6 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.83%) Apache
7 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.89%) CMS
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (21.70%) MS Office
2 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) SAN
2 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.72%) Internet
4 4 (3.77%) DHCP
4 4 (3.77%) DNS
4 4 (3.77%) Wireless
4 4 (3.77%) WAN
4 4 (3.77%) LAN
5 3 (2.83%) VLAN
6 2 (1.89%) VoIP
6 2 (1.89%) VPN
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.94%) SMTP
7 1 (0.94%) Broadband
7 1 (0.94%) ISDN
7 1 (0.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) MySQL
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.83%) SQLite
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.89%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.94%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.77%) PhoneGap
3 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.89%) Xcode
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) JUnit
5 1 (0.94%) Gradle
5 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.94%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Local Government
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Developer
3 15 (14.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.32%) Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Applications Developer
5 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (6.60%) IT Support
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) Web Services
2 12 (11.32%) WCF
3 10 (9.43%) WPF
4 9 (8.49%) .NET Framework
4 9 (8.49%) REST
5 7 (6.60%) WinForms
5 7 (6.60%) XML
5 7 (6.60%) iOS SDK
6 6 (5.66%) Silverlight
7 5 (4.72%) .NET Remoting
7 5 (4.72%) WF
7 5 (4.72%) XSD
7 5 (4.72%) XSLT
7 5 (4.72%) Middleware
8 4 (3.77%) HTML
8 4 (3.77%) SOAP
8 4 (3.77%) HTML5
9 3 (2.83%) POSIX
9 3 (2.83%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.60%) iPhone
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.89%) iPad
5 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Online Games
6 1 (0.94%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.91%) Windows XP
2 32 (30.19%) Windows 7
3 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.32%) Linux
6 11 (10.38%) Android
7 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
8 8 (7.55%) Windows Phone
9 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.60%) AIX
10 5 (4.72%) UNIX
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.77%) Solaris
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.83%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.89%) SUSE
14 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.94%) HPUX
14 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) ITIL
2 12 (11.32%) OO
3 7 (6.60%) Migration
4 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.72%) System Testing
5 5 (4.72%) Workflow
5 5 (4.72%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.77%) Scrum
6 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.83%) TDD
7 3 (2.83%) OOP
7 3 (2.83%) Multithreading
7 3 (2.83%) MVVM
7 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.83%) iOS Development
8 2 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.89%) Database Tuning
8 2 (1.89%) Database Security
8 2 (1.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) C#
3 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.72%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) XPath
5 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) VB
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.94%) C++
8 1 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
3 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) MCITP
4 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) MCP
5 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.83%) MCDST
6 3 (2.83%) MCTS
6 3 (2.83%) OCP
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.83%) MCSA
7 2 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCA
8 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.94%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 46 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.66%) vSphere
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 47 (44.34%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.53%) VMware
3 23 (21.70%) HP
4 16 (15.09%) Citrix
4 16 (15.09%) Cisco
5 12 (11.32%) SAP
6 10 (9.43%) Oracle
7 9 (8.49%) Dell
8 7 (6.60%) Adobe
9 6 (5.66%) IBM
10 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.77%) Apple
11 4 (3.77%) Sybase
11 4 (3.77%) Google
12 3 (2.83%) Symbian
13 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.89%) Sencha
13 2 (1.89%) JBoss
13 2 (1.89%) Sophos
14 1 (0.94%) Toshiba
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