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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.53% 13.97% 15.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.23% 68.75% 64.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £17.19 £15.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
104 64 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 26.07% 20.32% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £17.00 £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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 -3 37 £325 +1.56% 15
Mansfield - 1 - - 1
Sutton-in-Ashfield - - - -
Worksop - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 48 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.04%) Windows 7
3 35 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 25 (22.32%) Windows XP
4 25 (22.32%) MS Office
5 22 (19.64%) SQL
6 21 (18.75%) Linux
7 19 (16.96%) UNIX
8 16 (14.29%) Oracle
9 14 (12.50%) C#
9 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
11 12 (10.71%) .NET
12 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.93%) Citrix
13 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.04%) Migration
14 9 (8.04%) VMware
15 8 (7.14%) WinForms
15 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
15 8 (7.14%) XML
15 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
16 7 (6.25%) DNS
16 7 (6.25%) ITIL
16 7 (6.25%) Service Management
16 7 (6.25%) HP
16 7 (6.25%) WPF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.36%) Lync
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Kentico
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (22.32%) MS Office
2 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.25%) DNS
3 6 (5.36%) Internet
4 5 (4.46%) ADSL
4 5 (4.46%) Broadband
4 5 (4.46%) Firewall
5 4 (3.57%) LAN
5 4 (3.57%) WAN
5 4 (3.57%) DHCP
5 4 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (1.79%) FCoE
6 2 (1.79%) LDAP
6 2 (1.79%) SNMP
7 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.89%) VPN
7 1 (0.89%) SNA
7 1 (0.89%) FTP
7 1 (0.89%) GSM
7 1 (0.89%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.68%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Analyst
2 13 (11.61%) Developer
2 13 (11.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.25%) Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) IT Support
5 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) WinForms
2 8 (7.14%) XML
3 7 (6.25%) WPF
4 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.36%) WCF
4 6 (5.36%) HTML
5 5 (4.46%) Web Services
5 5 (4.46%) Silverlight
6 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.68%) XHTML
6 3 (2.68%) REST
6 3 (2.68%) JSON
7 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.79%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.89%) SOAP
8 1 (0.89%) ADSI
8 1 (0.89%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) FMCG
2 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) AS400
5 1 (0.89%) Handset
5 1 (0.89%) EPoS
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Windows 7
2 25 (22.32%) Windows XP
3 21 (18.75%) Linux
4 19 (16.96%) UNIX
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.57%) AIX
8 3 (2.68%) Solaris
8 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.89%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.04%) Migration
2 7 (6.25%) ITIL
2 7 (6.25%) Service Management
3 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
4 4 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (3.57%) MVC
4 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.68%) Project Management
5 3 (2.68%) Release Management
6 2 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.79%) Web Development
6 2 (1.79%) Supplier Management
6 2 (1.79%) Project Governance
6 2 (1.79%) SOA
6 2 (1.79%) OOP
7 1 (0.89%) OO
7 1 (0.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 14 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) RPG
6 1 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) COBOL
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) CCENT
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.89%) XenServer
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) WMI
2 4 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.89%) Control-M
4 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
4 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (8.93%) Citrix
4 9 (8.04%) VMware
5 7 (6.25%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco
7 5 (4.46%) EMC
8 4 (3.57%) Serena
9 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.68%) Dell
9 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.79%) CollabNet
10 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.89%) IBM
11 1 (0.89%) Apple
11 1 (0.89%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.89%) Splunk
11 1 (0.89%) Veeam
11 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
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