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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 59 94 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.45% 18.11% 11.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.08% 77.69% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 15
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £153 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £334 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.20 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £23.48 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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
83 121 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.73% 23.31% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 26
Average daily rate £338 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £23.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
4 27 (24.32%) Windows XP
5 26 (23.42%) SQL
6 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (18.92%) VMware
7 21 (18.92%) MS Office
7 21 (18.92%) Linux
8 19 (17.12%) Oracle
9 18 (16.22%) C#
10 17 (15.32%) .NET
10 17 (15.32%) UNIX
11 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
12 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.61%) HP
14 13 (11.71%) Cisco
14 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (10.81%) ITIL
16 11 (9.91%) WinForms
16 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
16 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (9.01%) WPF
18 9 (8.11%) WCF
18 9 (8.11%) Retail
18 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
19 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) Lync
4 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.80%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) Liferay
6 1 (0.90%) Moodle
6 1 (0.90%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Office
2 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) CATIA
3 1 (0.90%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.90%) Line 500
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) SAN
2 7 (6.31%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) VoIP
4 3 (2.70%) DNS
5 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.80%) DMZ
5 2 (1.80%) Wireless
5 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 2 (1.80%) DHCP
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) LAN
5 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.90%) VPN
6 1 (0.90%) LDAP
6 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.80%) DB2
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.80%) MSI
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.90%) Moq
3 1 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (8.11%) Retail
2 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Games
3 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.80%) Local Government
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Analyst
2 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Developer
4 12 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) IT Support
6 9 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Rollout Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) WPF Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) WinForms
3 10 (9.01%) WPF
4 9 (8.11%) WCF
4 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.31%) Web Services
6 6 (5.41%) XML
6 6 (5.41%) HTML
6 6 (5.41%) Silverlight
7 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.50%) JSON
8 4 (3.60%) CSS
9 3 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.80%) REST
10 2 (1.80%) CSS3
10 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.80%) HTML5
10 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.80%) FMCG
4 2 (1.80%) Open Source
4 2 (1.80%) NHS
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Handset
5 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) Online Games
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 27 (24.32%) Windows XP
3 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (18.92%) Linux
5 17 (15.32%) UNIX
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.90%) AIX
12 1 (0.90%) Solaris
12 1 (0.90%) SUSE
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.81%) ITIL
2 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
3 6 (5.41%) MVC
4 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.50%) Migration
4 5 (4.50%) Release Management
5 4 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.70%) Project Management
6 3 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.80%) Service Management
7 2 (1.80%) UML
7 2 (1.80%) OOP
7 2 (1.80%) OO
7 2 (1.80%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (1.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) SQL
2 18 (16.22%) C#
3 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.80%) VB
6 2 (1.80%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.50%) MCITP
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) MCP
3 3 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.80%) MCDST
4 2 (1.80%) MCTS
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.90%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.90%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) XenServer
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCCM
2 4 (3.60%) SCOM
3 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.92%) VMware
3 19 (17.12%) Oracle
4 14 (12.61%) HP
5 13 (11.71%) Cisco
6 7 (6.31%) Citrix
7 5 (4.50%) Serena
8 4 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) Dell
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) Software AG
9 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.80%) NetApp
10 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.80%) Symantec
10 2 (1.80%) Intel
10 2 (1.80%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.90%) Telerik
11 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
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