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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.11% 15.44% 16.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.46% 86.79% 60.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 20
Average daily rate
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£285 £335 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% +36.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £151 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £483 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £18.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +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
99 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 26.05% 17.79% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 46
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 36 (38.30%) Windows 7
3 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
4 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
6 21 (22.34%) Linux
7 20 (21.28%) MS Office
7 20 (21.28%) VMware
8 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (18.09%) SQL
10 16 (17.02%) UNIX
10 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
11 14 (14.89%) Citrix
11 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (13.83%) Cisco
12 13 (13.83%) Oracle
13 12 (12.77%) DNS
13 12 (12.77%) HP
13 12 (12.77%) Firewall
13 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (11.70%) Office 365
14 11 (11.70%) SCCM
14 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
14 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.70%) ITIL
15 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (10.64%) Windows 8
16 9 (9.57%) Migration
17 8 (8.51%) WAN
18 7 (7.45%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.45%) Lync
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Moodle
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.19%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.13%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Office
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) DNS
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
2 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.51%) WAN
4 6 (6.38%) Internet
5 5 (5.32%) VLAN
5 5 (5.32%) ADSL
5 5 (5.32%) Broadband
5 5 (5.32%) LAN
6 4 (4.26%) DHCP
6 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 4 (4.26%) DMZ
6 4 (4.26%) Wireless
6 4 (4.26%) FCoE
7 3 (3.19%) NAS
7 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.19%) SNMP
7 3 (3.19%) SSL
7 3 (3.19%) SAN
7 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) DB2
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) OLTP
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Fiddler
1 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Banking
2 1 (1.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.77%) Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Server Support
6 7 (7.45%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.45%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Server Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) IT Support
9 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 5 (5.32%) XML
2 5 (5.32%) HTML
3 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) XHTML
4 3 (3.19%) WCF
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) REST
5 2 (2.13%) WPF
5 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) POSIX
6 1 (1.06%) ADSI
6 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) EPoS
4 1 (1.06%) HACMP
4 1 (1.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows 7
2 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
4 21 (22.34%) Linux
5 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (17.02%) UNIX
7 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.64%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.45%) AIX
10 6 (6.38%) Solaris
11 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.19%) SUSE
13 2 (2.13%) HPUX
13 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.06%) CentOS
14 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Migration
3 7 (7.45%) Service Management
4 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.19%) Project Management
6 3 (3.19%) MVC
6 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.13%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.13%) SOA
7 2 (2.13%) ETL
7 2 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.13%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.13%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.13%) Network Management
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.38%) C#
3 5 (5.32%) Perl
4 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Korn
5 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.13%) C-shell
5 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) Java
6 1 (1.06%) AWK
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) CCENT
5 1 (1.06%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCITP
5 1 (1.06%) OCP
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.13%) KVM
6 2 (2.13%) Samba
6 2 (2.13%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) XenServer
6 2 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) SCCM
2 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.32%) WMI
2 5 (5.32%) WSUS
3 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.13%) OpenView
4 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.06%) Control-M
5 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.06%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) VMware
3 14 (14.89%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) Oracle
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 12 (12.77%) HP
6 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.32%) EMC
8 4 (4.26%) Sophos
9 3 (3.19%) Lotus
9 3 (3.19%) F5
9 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.13%) Opsware
10 2 (2.13%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.13%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.13%) CollabNet
10 2 (2.13%) Apple
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas
10 2 (2.13%) Dell
10 2 (2.13%) Sun
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