The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.82% 19.38% 18.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.62% 82.14% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 16
Average daily rate
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£285 £248 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -14.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £110 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.48 £14.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.27% 23.60% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 34
Average daily rate £371 £208 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.91% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £10.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -12 34 £285 -2.97% 21
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 53 (56.99%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.01%) Windows 7
3 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
5 22 (23.66%) Windows XP
6 21 (22.58%) VMware
6 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
7 18 (19.35%) SQL
7 18 (19.35%) MS Office
8 15 (16.13%) SCCM
9 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (15.05%) DNS
9 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
10 13 (13.98%) Firewall
11 12 (12.90%) Migration
11 12 (12.90%) UNIX
11 12 (12.90%) Oracle
11 12 (12.90%) Office 365
12 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (10.75%) ITIL
12 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.75%) Linux
12 10 (10.75%) WAN
12 10 (10.75%) Citrix
13 9 (9.68%) Cisco
13 9 (9.68%) HP
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.68%) Windows Vista
13 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.23%) Lync
6 3 (3.23%) Moodle
6 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.15%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Office
2 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) DNS
2 13 (13.98%) Firewall
3 10 (10.75%) WAN
4 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.53%) DHCP
5 7 (7.53%) LAN
6 6 (6.45%) Internet
6 6 (6.45%) SAN
7 5 (5.38%) DMZ
7 5 (5.38%) Wireless
7 5 (5.38%) VLAN
8 4 (4.30%) LDAP
8 4 (4.30%) SSL
9 3 (3.23%) NAS
9 3 (3.23%) HTTP
9 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.15%) VoIP
10 2 (2.15%) FCoE
11 1 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.08%) OLTP
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) DTS
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Developer
5 9 (9.68%) IT Support
6 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.53%) Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (6.45%) Server Support
8 6 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 5 (5.38%) Web Services
3 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.23%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) WCF
4 3 (3.23%) WPF
5 2 (2.15%) J2EE
5 2 (2.15%) XHTML
5 2 (2.15%) REST
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) APPC
6 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.08%) POSIX
6 1 (1.08%) ADSI
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) HACMP
4 1 (1.08%) AS400
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) iSeries
4 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Physics
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Windows 7
2 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.66%) Windows XP
4 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.90%) UNIX
7 10 (10.75%) Linux
8 9 (9.68%) Windows Vista
9 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.38%) Solaris
11 3 (3.23%) AIX
11 3 (3.23%) SUSE
12 2 (2.15%) HPUX
13 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.08%) CentOS
13 1 (1.08%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Migration
2 10 (10.75%) ITIL
3 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.38%) Project Management
5 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.23%) MVC
6 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.15%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.15%) Change Management
7 2 (2.15%) ETL
7 2 (2.15%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.15%) High Availability
7 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.15%) Network Management
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) C#
3 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) Korn
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) C-shell
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) RPG
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
7 1 (1.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) MCSE
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.15%) CCNP
3 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) OCP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCSA
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) MCITP
4 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (56.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.15%) Samba
6 2 (2.15%) vSphere
6 2 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.15%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) WSUS
3 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) WMI
4 2 (2.15%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.08%) Control-M
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) VMware
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle
4 10 (10.75%) Citrix
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco
5 9 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (5.38%) Sophos
7 3 (3.23%) F5
7 3 (3.23%) Dell
7 3 (3.23%) Sun
7 3 (3.23%) Lotus
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.15%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.15%) Cognos
8 2 (2.15%) Veritas
8 2 (2.15%) Juniper
8 2 (2.15%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Opsware
9 1 (1.08%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.08%) Xamarin