The table below looks at the statistics for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 583 555 536
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 28 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.082% 0.071%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
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£430 £286 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.21% -18.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £115 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £343
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +71.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12239 12363 11400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.44% 22.61% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7267 7005 6246
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1044 1026
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows NT within the UK.

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows NT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows NT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT within the UK.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows NT
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows NT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -25 27 £430 +38.70% 5
South East -27 9 £430 +4.87% 3
Milton Keynes -9 7 £430 +15.82%
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £430 +4.87%
Yorkshire -19 7 - -
West Yorkshire -18 6 - -
Leeds -21 6 - -
North West -19 5 £388 +236.95% 1
London +2 3 £550 +76.00%
East Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 2 £388 -
Lancashire - 2 £388 -
Hampshire - 2 £390 - 1
South West +2 1 £305 -
Leicestershire -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £305 -
South Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Doncaster -6 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £188 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £390 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £188 -
County Antrim - 1 £188 -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows NT 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 NT.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) UNIX
3 22 (40.74%) ITIL
4 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
6 17 (31.48%) Oracle
7 16 (29.63%) Windows 2000
8 15 (27.78%) SQL
8 15 (27.78%) SLA
9 13 (24.07%) Remedy
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) HP
11 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.52%) VBScript
12 10 (18.52%) Java
13 9 (16.67%) Perl
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.67%) Citrix
13 9 (16.67%) VMware
14 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
14 8 (14.81%) .NET
15 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
15 7 (12.96%) Lotus
15 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows NT 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 NT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) CICS
4 3 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.70%) Papyrus
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) Lync
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) NAS
3 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) SMTP
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) X.400
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) Megaco
5 1 (1.85%) ISUP
5 1 (1.85%) GGSN
5 1 (1.85%) SGSN
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) MGW
5 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
1 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.56%) Introscope
3 2 (3.70%) MSI
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Front Office
3 3 (5.56%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Military
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) Technical Support
3 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) Java EE
3 3 (5.56%) WCF
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) OLE
4 1 (1.85%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.85%) ISPF
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.85%) DCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.85%) DHTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) CMDB
3 6 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 4 (7.41%) CLARiiON
4 4 (7.41%) Symmetrix
4 4 (7.41%) EMC Centera
4 4 (7.41%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) UNIX
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (29.63%) Windows 2000
6 9 (16.67%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.26%) HPUX
8 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (7.41%) MVS
10 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.85%) Solaris
12 1 (1.85%) OpenVMS
12 1 (1.85%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.26%) Release Management
3 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.26%) Change Management
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Scrum
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) TDD
4 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (7.41%) BDD
4 4 (7.41%) Test Management
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.41%) Line Management
5 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) VBScript
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) Perl
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Jython
6 4 (7.41%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) JCL
8 2 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) HNC
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (11.11%) XenApp
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.70%) XenServer
5 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
1 6 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (9.26%) OpenView
3 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.41%) Control-M
4 3 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (5.56%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.70%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.85%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) Nessus
6 1 (1.85%) Nmap
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Remedy
3 12 (22.22%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (12.96%) Lotus
6 6 (11.11%) IBM
7 4 (7.41%) Sybase
7 4 (7.41%) EMC
7 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Altiris
9 2 (3.70%) Peregrine
9 2 (3.70%) CA
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec