The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 25 21 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.24% 7.26% 17.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.11% 46.15% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 22
Median daily rate £444 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
76 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.81% 15.73% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 38
Median daily rate £425 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £261 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £434 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -8 28 £450 +50.00% 14
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.73%) Linux
3 27 (36.99%) Office 365
4 26 (35.62%) SCCM
5 23 (31.51%) WAN
6 22 (30.14%) LAN
7 20 (27.40%) VPN
7 20 (27.40%) Cisco
7 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (26.03%) DevOps
9 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
9 18 (24.66%) Puppet
10 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (23.29%) Mac OS X
10 17 (23.29%) ITIL
10 17 (23.29%) Wireless
10 17 (23.29%) Ansible
11 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 16 (21.92%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (20.55%) Google
12 15 (20.55%) Palo Alto
13 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.81%) CISSP
14 13 (17.81%) Mule
14 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
16 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.70%) SQL
17 9 (12.33%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.81%) Mule
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.48%) JBoss
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.99%) Office 365
2 20 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) WAN
2 22 (30.14%) LAN
3 20 (27.40%) VPN
4 17 (23.29%) Wireless
5 16 (21.92%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (9.59%) Firewall
7 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 3 (4.11%) SAN
7 3 (4.11%) Skype
8 2 (2.74%) DHCP
8 2 (2.74%) DNS
8 2 (2.74%) IPsec
8 2 (2.74%) SMTP
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.37%) MPLS
9 1 (1.37%) SSL
9 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) HBase
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Architect
2 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (9.59%) IT Support
5 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Developer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
1 5 (6.85%) Middleware
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) RESTful
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.37%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) FMCG
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) DataPower
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.37%) PMI
6 1 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.29%) Mac OS X
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.59%) Unix
9 2 (2.74%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) DevOps
2 17 (23.29%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.48%) Information Security
6 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.48%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.74%) Network Design
8 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) Project Management
8 2 (2.74%) Release Management
8 2 (2.74%) Scrum
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) CISSP
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) vSphere
2 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.37%) pfSense
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) SCCM
2 18 (24.66%) Puppet
3 17 (23.29%) Ansible
4 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.37%) EnCase
6 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.37%) FTK
6 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.37%) QRadar
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) vRealize
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Cisco
2 15 (20.55%) Google
2 15 (20.55%) Palo Alto
3 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) VMware
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle
6 5 (6.85%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) QNX
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) Intel
9 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.37%) Juniper
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
9 1 (1.37%) Software AG
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) webMethods