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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 99 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.29% 17.40% 12.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.49% 77.34% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 18
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 £238 £154 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £333 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.60 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £22.93 £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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
98 128 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.88% 22.50% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 31
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
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 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £22.93 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 2014.

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
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 September 2014. 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 +2 59 £318 +15.45% 16
Mansfield - 1 - - 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 57 (40.14%) Active Directory
2 49 (34.51%) Windows 7
3 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
4 36 (25.35%) Windows XP
5 31 (21.83%) MS Office
6 29 (20.42%) SQL
6 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (16.90%) VMware
8 21 (14.79%) Linux
9 20 (14.08%) MS Exchange
9 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
10 19 (13.38%) C#
10 19 (13.38%) Oracle
11 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 17 (11.97%) .NET
12 17 (11.97%) UNIX
13 16 (11.27%) HP
13 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (10.56%) Cisco
14 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (9.86%) ITIL
16 13 (9.15%) Firewall
16 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (7.75%) WinForms
17 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
18 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (7.04%) WPF
18 10 (7.04%) Citrix
18 10 (7.04%) Blackberry
19 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.82%) Lync
7 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.41%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.70%) Liferay
9 1 (0.70%) Moodle
9 1 (0.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 31 (21.83%) MS Office
2 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) CATIA
3 1 (0.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.70%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.70%) Line 500
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) IaaS
2 2 (1.41%) PaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) Firewall
2 8 (5.63%) SAN
3 7 (4.93%) WAN
4 6 (4.23%) LAN
4 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.52%) VoIP
5 5 (3.52%) DNS
6 4 (2.82%) DHCP
7 3 (2.11%) Wireless
8 2 (1.41%) HTTP
8 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.41%) DMZ
9 1 (0.70%) VPN
9 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.70%) LDAP
9 1 (0.70%) Broadband
9 1 (0.70%) GSM
9 1 (0.70%) ISDN
9 1 (0.70%) VLAN
9 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.11%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.41%) DB2
4 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.70%) Moq
3 1 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (6.34%) Retail
2 7 (4.93%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.41%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Analyst
2 25 (17.61%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (11.27%) Developer
5 13 (9.15%) IT Support
6 12 (8.45%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.34%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Rollout Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Architect
12 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support
13 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.52%) Administrator
13 5 (3.52%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) .NET
2 11 (7.75%) WinForms
3 10 (7.04%) WPF
4 9 (6.34%) WCF
4 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.93%) Web Services
5 7 (4.93%) XML
5 7 (4.93%) HTML
6 6 (4.23%) Silverlight
7 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.52%) JSON
8 4 (2.82%) CSS
9 3 (2.11%) HTML5
9 3 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.41%) REST
10 2 (1.41%) CSS3
10 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.23%) FMCG
2 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) Open Source
4 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.70%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Handset
5 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) Statistics
5 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.51%) Windows 7
2 36 (25.35%) Windows XP
3 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (14.79%) Linux
5 17 (11.97%) UNIX
6 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.34%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) SUSE
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.86%) ITIL
2 8 (5.63%) Migration
2 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (4.23%) MVC
3 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
3 6 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (3.52%) Release Management
4 5 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.11%) Project Management
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (2.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (1.41%) Project Governance
6 2 (1.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (1.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (1.41%) SOA
6 2 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.42%) SQL
2 19 (13.38%) C#
3 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.11%) VB
5 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.52%) MCITP
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) MCP
3 3 (2.11%) MCSE
4 2 (1.41%) MCSA
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.41%) MCDST
4 2 (1.41%) MCTS
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.70%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.70%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.70%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.70%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (40.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.52%) vSphere
5 4 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.11%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) SCCM
2 5 (3.52%) SCOM
3 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.90%) VMware
3 19 (13.38%) Oracle
4 16 (11.27%) HP
5 15 (10.56%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) Citrix
7 5 (3.52%) SAP
7 5 (3.52%) Dell
7 5 (3.52%) Serena
8 3 (2.11%) IBM
8 3 (2.11%) Software AG
8 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.41%) NetApp
9 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.41%) Symantec
9 2 (1.41%) Intel
9 2 (1.41%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.70%) Telerik
10 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
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