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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 63 105 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.26% 19.48% 12.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.38% 80.77% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 19
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £126 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £324 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.50 £15.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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
101 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.26% 24.12% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 41
Average daily rate £350 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 -1 50 £318 +15.45% 18
Mansfield - 1 - -
Sutton-in-Ashfield - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 55 (41.35%) Active Directory
2 45 (33.83%) Windows 7
3 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.07%) Windows XP
5 29 (21.80%) MS Office
6 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (16.54%) SQL
7 22 (16.54%) UNIX
7 22 (16.54%) Linux
8 19 (14.29%) VMware
9 18 (13.53%) Oracle
9 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
10 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
11 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
11 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (10.53%) C#
13 13 (9.77%) .NET
14 12 (9.02%) Cisco
14 12 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (8.27%) Citrix
15 11 (8.27%) Windows 8
16 10 (7.52%) Hyper-V
16 10 (7.52%) ITIL
16 10 (7.52%) Firewall
17 9 (6.77%) WinForms
17 9 (6.77%) Migration
17 9 (6.77%) SCCM
17 9 (6.77%) HP
17 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.01%) Lync
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Moodle
7 1 (0.75%) Kentico
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 29 (21.80%) MS Office
2 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) CATIA
3 1 (0.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.75%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) Firewall
2 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.51%) SAN
4 5 (3.76%) LAN
4 5 (3.76%) WAN
5 4 (3.01%) VoIP
6 3 (2.26%) DNS
7 2 (1.50%) VPN
7 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) ADSL
7 2 (1.50%) Broadband
7 2 (1.50%) DHCP
7 2 (1.50%) Wireless
8 1 (0.75%) HTTP
8 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.75%) GSM
8 1 (0.75%) LDAP
8 1 (0.75%) DMZ
8 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) Subversion
3 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.50%) MSI
4 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.75%) Moq
4 1 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (6.02%) Retail
2 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.01%) Finance
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Analyst
2 22 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 21 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.77%) Developer
4 13 (9.77%) IT Support
5 11 (8.27%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.77%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Rollout Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
2 9 (6.77%) WinForms
3 7 (5.26%) WPF
4 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.51%) XML
5 5 (3.76%) HTML
5 5 (3.76%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.76%) WCF
6 4 (3.01%) Web Services
6 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.01%) JSON
7 3 (2.26%) CSS
7 3 (2.26%) HTML5
8 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.50%) CSS3
9 1 (0.75%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.75%) Caliburn.Micro
9 1 (0.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.51%) FMCG
3 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.50%) NHS
5 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) Handset
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Windows 7
2 36 (27.07%) Windows XP
3 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.54%) UNIX
4 22 (16.54%) Linux
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.27%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.50%) Solaris
9 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.52%) ITIL
2 9 (6.77%) Migration
3 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (3.76%) MVC
6 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.01%) Release Management
7 3 (2.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.26%) Project Management
8 2 (1.50%) Service Management
8 2 (1.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.50%) OOP
8 2 (1.50%) OO
8 2 (1.50%) Information Security
8 2 (1.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.50%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.54%) SQL
2 14 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.50%) Perl
4 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) VB
4 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) MCITP
4 3 (2.26%) MCP
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) MCSE
5 2 (1.50%) MCSA
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB
5 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.50%) MCDST
5 2 (1.50%) MCTS
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.75%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.75%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CISM
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (41.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) vSphere
5 3 (2.26%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) XenApp
6 2 (1.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) SCCM
2 4 (3.01%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) VMware
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle
4 12 (9.02%) Cisco
5 11 (8.27%) Citrix
6 9 (6.77%) HP
7 5 (3.76%) Serena
8 3 (2.26%) Dell
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.50%) Software AG
9 2 (1.50%) NetApp
9 2 (1.50%) Symantec
9 2 (1.50%) EMC
9 2 (1.50%) SAP
9 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.50%) CollabNet
9 2 (1.50%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
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