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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 104 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.65% 21.67% 11.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.77% 83.20% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 14
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -16.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £133 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.50 £17.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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
87 125 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.17% 26.04% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 32
Average daily rate £350 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £151 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 October 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 22 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 44 (41.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 27 (25.71%) Windows XP
5 24 (22.86%) Linux
6 22 (20.95%) UNIX
6 22 (20.95%) MS Office
7 19 (18.10%) SQL
8 18 (17.14%) Oracle
9 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
11 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.33%) VMware
12 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.43%) .NET
12 12 (11.43%) C#
13 11 (10.48%) Citrix
13 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (9.52%) Windows 8
14 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (8.57%) ITIL
15 9 (8.57%) WinForms
16 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
16 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
16 8 (7.62%) HP
16 8 (7.62%) Cisco
17 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (6.67%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) Lync
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.95%) Moodle
6 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Kentico
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Office
2 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) SAN
2 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) VoIP
3 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.86%) DNS
4 3 (2.86%) ADSL
4 3 (2.86%) Broadband
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
5 2 (1.90%) DHCP
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) VPN
6 1 (0.95%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.95%) LDAP
6 1 (0.95%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) MSI
3 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.95%) Moq
4 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (1.90%) Legal
2 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.90%) Local Government
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 11 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.48%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) IT Support
6 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.81%) WPF Developer
9 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Configuration Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) WinForms
3 7 (6.67%) WPF
4 6 (5.71%) XML
5 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.76%) Silverlight
6 4 (3.81%) JSON
6 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.81%) WCF
6 4 (3.81%) HTML
7 3 (2.86%) CSS
7 3 (2.86%) Web Services
8 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.90%) CSS3
8 2 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.90%) HTML5
9 1 (0.95%) WSH
9 1 (0.95%) WSDL
9 1 (0.95%) ADSI
9 1 (0.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) FMCG
3 2 (1.90%) NHS
3 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) Handset
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.95%) Statistics
4 1 (0.95%) PKI
4 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Windows 7
2 27 (25.71%) Windows XP
3 24 (22.86%) Linux
4 22 (20.95%) UNIX
5 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.90%) AIX
10 2 (1.90%) Solaris
10 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.57%) ITIL
2 7 (6.67%) Migration
2 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.76%) MVC
5 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.81%) Release Management
5 4 (3.81%) Service Management
6 3 (2.86%) Project Management
6 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (1.90%) Test Strategy
7 2 (1.90%) Information Security
7 2 (1.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.90%) TOGAF
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 12 (11.43%) C#
3 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) VB
5 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) MCITP
4 3 (2.86%) MCP
4 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.90%) MCDST
5 2 (1.90%) MCTS
5 2 (1.90%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.95%) GIAC
6 1 (0.95%) Degree
6 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.95%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.95%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (41.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.90%) XenApp
6 2 (1.90%) XenServer
7 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle
3 14 (13.33%) VMware
4 11 (10.48%) Citrix
5 8 (7.62%) HP
5 8 (7.62%) Cisco
6 5 (4.76%) Serena
7 3 (2.86%) EMC
7 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.90%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.90%) CollabNet
8 2 (1.90%) Symantec
8 2 (1.90%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) SAP
8 2 (1.90%) Software AG
8 2 (1.90%) Dell
9 1 (0.95%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) Intel
9 1 (0.95%) Websense
9 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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