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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 631 609 594
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 9 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%

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
12515 12310 12091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.40% 22.08% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 6990 6778
Average daily rate £388 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 996 1037
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 2016.

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 10 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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -35 9 £350 +27.27% 4
South East -18 4 £188 -55.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 3 - -
Milton Keynes +6 3 - -
London - 3 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £350 -
South Yorkshire -8 2 £350 -
Doncaster +8 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £188 -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) ITIL
3 24 (60.00%) SLA
4 23 (57.50%) Unix
5 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 15 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 15 (37.50%) MVS
6 15 (37.50%) Mainframe
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Retail
9 10 (25.00%) CA Wily
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
10 9 (22.50%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (17.50%) Internet
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) CCNA
13 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
13 6 (15.00%) Remedy
13 6 (15.00%) DNS
13 6 (15.00%) CMMI
13 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.00%) Firewall
13 6 (15.00%) SIEM

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) Internet
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.50%) ATM
5 1 (2.50%) CDMA
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) GGSN
5 1 (2.50%) GPRS
5 1 (2.50%) GSM
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) ISDN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) PSTN
5 1 (2.50%) SGSN
5 1 (2.50%) UMTS
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
4 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) MVS Operator
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LAMP
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.00%) EPoS
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Unix
3 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 15 (37.50%) MVS
4 15 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Fedora
7 2 (5.00%) SUSE
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) CMMI
2 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.00%) SIEM
2 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Information Management
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) PHP
1 2 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) CCNA
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.50%) HNC
4 2 (5.00%) GSEC
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) GCED
5 1 (2.50%) GCIA
5 1 (2.50%) GCIH
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (60.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) CA Wily
1 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (12.50%) Control-M
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.50%) Nessus
4 1 (2.50%) Netcool
4 1 (2.50%) Nmap
4 1 (2.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Remedy
3 3 (7.50%) Retalix
4 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Huawei
5 1 (2.50%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) VMware