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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.60% 14.65% 15.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.95% 72.73% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £329 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +36.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.38 £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
95 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 27.22% 20.15% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 30
Average daily rate £350 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.99%) SQL
4 20 (22.99%) Linux
5 18 (20.69%) UNIX
5 18 (20.69%) MS Office
6 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
7 15 (17.24%) Oracle
8 13 (14.94%) C#
9 12 (13.79%) .NET
10 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
11 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (11.49%) Citrix
11 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (10.34%) Migration
12 9 (10.34%) VMware
12 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (9.20%) WinForms
13 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
13 8 (9.20%) XML
13 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.05%) ITIL
14 7 (8.05%) HP
14 7 (8.05%) Service Management
14 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
14 7 (8.05%) WPF
15 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
15 6 (6.90%) WCF
15 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) Lync
2 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Office
2 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) Firewall
3 4 (4.60%) ADSL
3 4 (4.60%) Broadband
4 3 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (2.30%) FCoE
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) SNMP
5 2 (2.30%) LAN
5 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) DB2
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Fiddler
1 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
1 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (2.30%) Local Government
1 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.15%) Games
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.15%) Banking
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.60%) Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) IT Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) WinForms
2 8 (9.20%) XML
3 7 (8.05%) WPF
4 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.90%) WCF
4 6 (6.90%) HTML
5 5 (5.75%) Web Services
5 5 (5.75%) Silverlight
6 3 (3.45%) XHTML
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.45%) JSON
6 3 (3.45%) REST
7 2 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.30%) jQuery
7 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) SOAP
8 1 (1.15%) ADSI
8 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) FMCG
2 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.15%) EPoS
3 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.15%) Handset
3 1 (1.15%) Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.15%) PKI
3 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
2 20 (22.99%) Linux
3 18 (20.69%) UNIX
4 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
6 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.60%) AIX
9 3 (3.45%) Solaris
9 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) Migration
2 7 (8.05%) ITIL
2 7 (8.05%) Service Management
3 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.60%) MVC
4 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.45%) Release Management
6 2 (2.30%) Web Development
6 2 (2.30%) Project Management
6 2 (2.30%) SOA
6 2 (2.30%) OOP
7 1 (1.15%) OO
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.15%) ETL
7 1 (1.15%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) CCENT
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) WMI
2 4 (4.60%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) Control-M
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Citrix
4 9 (10.34%) VMware
5 7 (8.05%) HP
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco
7 4 (4.60%) Serena
7 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.30%) CollabNet
9 2 (2.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.15%) Apple
10 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.15%) Telerik
10 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.15%) Splunk
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