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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 61 84 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.21% 17.25% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.49% 72.41% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 13
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.48 £15.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
83 116 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.78% 23.82% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 23
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.75 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
2 39 (33.91%) Windows 7
3 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
4 32 (27.83%) Windows XP
5 26 (22.61%) SQL
6 24 (20.87%) MS Office
6 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (20.00%) VMware
8 21 (18.26%) HP
9 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
9 18 (15.65%) Linux
9 18 (15.65%) .NET
9 18 (15.65%) C#
10 15 (13.04%) Oracle
10 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 15 (13.04%) Cisco
11 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (11.30%) ITIL
13 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
13 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (9.57%) UNIX
14 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (9.57%) WinForms
15 10 (8.70%) WPF
15 10 (8.70%) Citrix
15 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (7.83%) SAN
16 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.09%) Lync
5 4 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.87%) Liferay
8 1 (0.87%) Moodle
8 1 (0.87%) Kentico
Applications
1 24 (20.87%) MS Office
2 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) CATIA
3 1 (0.87%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.74%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) Line 500
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) IaaS
2 2 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) SAN
2 8 (6.96%) Firewall
3 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.35%) VoIP
5 4 (3.48%) WAN
6 3 (2.61%) DHCP
6 3 (2.61%) Wireless
6 3 (2.61%) DNS
6 3 (2.61%) LAN
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.74%) DMZ
7 2 (1.74%) HTTP
7 2 (1.74%) VPN
8 1 (0.87%) LDAP
8 1 (0.87%) Broadband
8 1 (0.87%) ISDN
8 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.87%) VLAN
8 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.48%) EDRMS
3 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.74%) DB2
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.87%) Moq
3 1 (0.87%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (7.83%) Retail
2 4 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
3 2 (1.74%) Local Government
3 2 (1.74%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Analyst
2 21 (18.26%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) Developer
4 14 (12.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (10.43%) IT Support
6 10 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Rollout Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.35%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) WinForms
3 10 (8.70%) WPF
4 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.83%) WCF
5 7 (6.09%) XML
6 6 (5.22%) HTML
6 6 (5.22%) Web Services
6 6 (5.22%) Silverlight
7 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.35%) JSON
8 4 (3.48%) CSS
9 3 (2.61%) Middleware
9 3 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.74%) HTML5
10 2 (1.74%) REST
10 2 (1.74%) CSS3
10 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.61%) Clustering
3 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) Open Source
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Handset
5 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.87%) PKI
5 1 (0.87%) Statistics
5 1 (0.87%) Online Games
5 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.91%) Windows 7
2 32 (27.83%) Windows XP
3 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (15.65%) Linux
5 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.57%) UNIX
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.61%) AIX
12 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.87%) Solaris
13 1 (0.87%) SUSE
13 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.30%) ITIL
2 7 (6.09%) Migration
2 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (5.22%) MVC
4 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.48%) Scrum
5 4 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.61%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.61%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.61%) Project Management
6 3 (2.61%) UML
6 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.74%) OOP
7 2 (1.74%) OO
7 2 (1.74%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (1.74%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) C#
3 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) VB
6 2 (1.74%) Java
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.09%) MCITP
3 5 (4.35%) MCP
3 5 (4.35%) MCSE
3 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) MCSA
4 3 (2.61%) MCDST
4 3 (2.61%) MCTS
5 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CISM
6 1 (0.87%) GIAC
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.87%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.87%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.61%) vSphere
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.87%) XenServer
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) SCOM
3 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 21 (18.26%) HP
4 15 (13.04%) Oracle
4 15 (13.04%) Cisco
5 10 (8.70%) Citrix
6 6 (5.22%) IBM
6 6 (5.22%) SAP
7 5 (4.35%) Dell
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.61%) Software AG
8 3 (2.61%) Symantec
9 2 (1.74%) NetApp
9 2 (1.74%) Intel
9 2 (1.74%) Serena
9 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.74%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.87%) webMethods
10 1 (0.87%) Telerik
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