The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 63 90 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 18.75% 19.35% 13.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.83% 74.38% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 11
Average daily rate
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£318 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £241 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 13
Average hourly rate £13.13 £14.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £23.75 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 121 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.40% 26.02% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 61 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 13
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £23.75 £15.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
East Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 51 £320 +6.66% 14
Mansfield - 1 - -
Worksop - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
3 50 (36.76%) Windows XP
3 50 (36.76%) Windows 7
4 37 (27.21%) MS Office
5 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (20.59%) VMware
7 27 (19.85%) SQL
8 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
8 25 (18.38%) HP
9 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
10 21 (15.44%) Cisco
11 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (11.76%) Blackberry
13 16 (11.76%) Citrix
13 16 (11.76%) ITIL
13 16 (11.76%) Linux
14 15 (11.03%) .NET
14 15 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (10.29%) Hyper-V
15 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.56%) Oracle
16 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.56%) Firewall
17 12 (8.82%) C#
18 11 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 10 (7.35%) SAN
19 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.15%) Lync
5 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) CICS
8 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.74%) Liferay
8 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) MS Office
2 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) CATIA
3 1 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.47%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.74%) Line 500
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) PaaS
3 2 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) Firewall
2 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.35%) SAN
3 7 (5.15%) WAN
4 6 (4.41%) DHCP
4 6 (4.41%) LAN
4 6 (4.41%) VoIP
4 6 (4.41%) DNS
5 5 (3.68%) Wireless
6 3 (2.21%) VLAN
7 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.47%) VPN
7 2 (1.47%) HTTP
7 2 (1.47%) DMZ
7 2 (1.47%) Internet
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) Broadband
8 1 (0.74%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.94%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.21%) DB2
6 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.74%) Moq
3 1 (0.74%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (6.62%) Retail
2 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Analyst
2 32 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 24 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (12.50%) IT Support
5 15 (11.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Help Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.88%) Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Rollout Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) .NET
2 8 (5.88%) WCF
3 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.41%) WPF
4 6 (4.41%) HTML
5 5 (3.68%) Web Services
6 4 (2.94%) XML
6 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.21%) WinForms
7 3 (2.21%) Middleware
7 3 (2.21%) CSS
7 3 (2.21%) HTML5
8 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.47%) REST
8 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (1.47%) JMS
8 2 (1.47%) XSD
8 2 (1.47%) WSDL
8 2 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.68%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Clustering
5 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.47%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Open Source
5 2 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.74%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Online Games
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.76%) Windows XP
1 50 (36.76%) Windows 7
2 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (11.76%) Linux
5 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.62%) Windows Vista
6 9 (6.62%) UNIX
7 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.21%) Android
10 3 (2.21%) AIX
10 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.74%) Solaris
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.76%) ITIL
2 9 (6.62%) Migration
3 8 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 8 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (3.68%) Unit Testing
4 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (2.94%) MVC
5 4 (2.94%) Scrum
5 4 (2.94%) TDD
6 3 (2.21%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.21%) UML
6 3 (2.21%) OO
7 2 (1.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.47%) Project Management
7 2 (1.47%) OOP
7 2 (1.47%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.47%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) SQL
2 12 (8.82%) C#
3 4 (2.94%) VB
4 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.88%) MCP
2 8 (5.88%) MCITP
3 7 (5.15%) MCSE
4 5 (3.68%) MCSA
4 5 (3.68%) MCDST
4 5 (3.68%) MCTS
4 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.74%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.74%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.41%) vSphere
5 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) SCOM
3 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.59%) VMware
3 25 (18.38%) HP
4 21 (15.44%) Cisco
5 16 (11.76%) Citrix
6 13 (9.56%) Oracle
7 8 (5.88%) SAP
8 7 (5.15%) IBM
8 7 (5.15%) Dell
9 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.21%) Software AG
10 3 (2.21%) Symantec
11 2 (1.47%) Sophos
11 2 (1.47%) NetApp
11 2 (1.47%) Intel
11 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.47%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.74%) webMethods
12 1 (0.74%) Serena
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