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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 57 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.88% 18.93% 17.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.72% 87.65% 60.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £294 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
117 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.38% 21.60% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 42
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 -5 46 £275 -8.33% 22
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (41.41%) Windows 7
3 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.25%) Windows XP
5 24 (24.24%) VMware
6 23 (23.23%) MS Office
6 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (20.20%) SQL
8 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (15.15%) SCCM
11 14 (14.14%) DNS
12 13 (13.13%) HP
12 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (13.13%) Firewall
13 12 (12.12%) Migration
13 12 (12.12%) UNIX
13 12 (12.12%) Oracle
13 12 (12.12%) Linux
13 12 (12.12%) Cisco
13 12 (12.12%) Office 365
14 11 (11.11%) Citrix
14 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 11 (11.11%) ITIL
15 10 (10.10%) WAN
15 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (9.09%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.06%) IIS
5 5 (5.05%) Lync
6 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.03%) Apache
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.03%) Moodle
7 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.02%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (23.23%) MS Office
2 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 13 (13.13%) Firewall
3 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.10%) WAN
5 7 (7.07%) DHCP
5 7 (7.07%) LAN
6 6 (6.06%) Internet
6 6 (6.06%) SAN
7 5 (5.05%) DMZ
7 5 (5.05%) VLAN
7 5 (5.05%) Wireless
8 4 (4.04%) FCoE
8 4 (4.04%) LDAP
8 4 (4.04%) HTTP
8 4 (4.04%) SSL
9 3 (3.03%) SNMP
9 3 (3.03%) ADSL
9 3 (3.03%) Broadband
9 3 (3.03%) NAS
9 3 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) DB2
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.01%) OLTP
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.01%) DTS
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Fiddler
1 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Developer
4 10 (10.10%) IT Support
5 9 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.08%) Administrator
7 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.07%) Server Support
7 7 (7.07%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (6.06%) HTML
2 6 (6.06%) Web Services
3 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.04%) WCF
4 4 (4.04%) CSS
4 4 (4.04%) XML
5 3 (3.03%) XHTML
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.03%) WPF
5 3 (3.03%) REST
6 2 (2.02%) J2EE
7 1 (1.01%) APPC
7 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.01%) POSIX
7 1 (1.01%) ADSI
7 1 (1.01%) SOAP
7 1 (1.01%) jQuery
7 1 (1.01%) LINQ
7 1 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.04%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.01%) HACMP
4 1 (1.01%) iSeries
4 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.01%) Physics
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) Windows 7
2 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (25.25%) Windows XP
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.12%) UNIX
6 12 (12.12%) Linux
7 9 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.04%) Solaris
9 3 (3.03%) AIX
9 3 (3.03%) SUSE
10 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.01%) i5/OS
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.01%) CentOS
11 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Migration
2 11 (11.11%) ITIL
3 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.04%) Project Management
5 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.03%) Service Management
5 3 (3.03%) MVC
5 3 (3.03%) Software Delivery
6 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.02%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.02%) High Availability
6 2 (2.02%) Network Management
6 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.02%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.02%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) C#
3 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) Perl
4 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.02%) C-shell
5 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.02%) Korn
5 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) VBScript
6 1 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) RPG
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) COBOL
6 1 (1.01%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CCNP
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) OCP
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.01%) CCENT
5 1 (1.01%) MCITP
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.03%) vSphere
5 2 (2.02%) KVM
5 2 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.02%) Samba
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.01%) XenServer
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.01%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) SCCM
2 6 (6.06%) WSUS
3 5 (5.05%) WMI
4 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) OpenView
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Control-M
6 1 (1.01%) SCOM
6 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.24%) VMware
3 13 (13.13%) HP
4 12 (12.12%) Oracle
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 11 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (5.05%) Sophos
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.03%) Dell
8 3 (3.03%) EMC
8 3 (3.03%) Lotus
8 3 (3.03%) F5
8 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.02%) Opsware
9 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.02%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.02%) Cognos
9 2 (2.02%) Juniper
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas
9 2 (2.02%) Sun