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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 530 529 458
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -71
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 47 29 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.060% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.26% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 46
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£340 £135 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.85% -58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £290 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £135 £233
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -41.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £17.50 £17.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £91.50 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.65% -16.66%

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
11484 10952 10122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 22.49% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 6021 5352
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 917 996 1116
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 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 23 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 27 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
England -3 46 £340 +151.85% 8
London +1 15 £340 +36.00% 1
South East -15 11 £425 +117.94% 4
Buckinghamshire - 9 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £438 -
South West -12 7 £250 -44.44%
West Midlands -1 5 £435 +248.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £293 -
City of London +17 1 £413 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) UNIX
3 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
4 35 (37.63%) Windows 2000
4 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
5 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
6 31 (33.33%) Finance
7 29 (31.18%) Oracle
7 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (29.03%) SLA
9 26 (27.96%) Java
10 25 (26.88%) VMware
10 25 (26.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 24 (25.81%) MS Office
12 23 (24.73%) SQL
13 21 (22.58%) Windows XP
14 20 (21.51%) ITIL
15 19 (20.43%) Clustering
15 19 (20.43%) Citrix
15 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (19.35%) .NET
17 16 (17.20%) VMware ESX
17 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (16.13%) Change Management
18 15 (16.13%) Service Management
18 15 (16.13%) Degree
18 15 (16.13%) C#
18 15 (16.13%) MCSE
18 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (11.83%) IIS
2 10 (10.75%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (9.68%) CICS
4 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.30%) JBoss
6 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.30%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.81%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) NAS
1 13 (13.98%) SAN
2 12 (12.90%) LAN
2 12 (12.90%) WAN
3 9 (9.68%) DNS
4 8 (8.60%) Broadband
5 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) ADSL
6 4 (4.30%) Internet
6 4 (4.30%) Firewall
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.23%) SMTP
7 3 (3.23%) DHCP
8 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.15%) FTP
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (1.08%) Network Security
9 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.08%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) DB2
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Selenium
2 10 (10.75%) WebDriver
2 10 (10.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (8.60%) JMeter
4 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.30%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.30%) Subversion
4 4 (4.30%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (4.30%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.08%) Hudson
6 1 (1.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (8.60%) Developer
6 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.30%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (4.30%) SAP Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Agile Test Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) J2EE
2 6 (6.45%) Middleware
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) EJB
3 4 (4.30%) Swing
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (4.30%) SWT
4 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.08%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.08%) WPF
6 1 (1.08%) Flash
6 1 (1.08%) WSDL
6 1 (1.08%) XSLT
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Clustering
2 12 (12.90%) Mainframe
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Pocket PC
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) Derivative
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) UNIX
3 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (37.63%) Windows 2000
5 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (26.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 21 (22.58%) Windows XP
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
8 10 (10.75%) Linux
9 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.30%) HPUX
11 4 (4.30%) MVS
11 4 (4.30%) zOS
12 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.13%) Change Management
3 15 (16.13%) Service Management
4 14 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (15.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
6 10 (10.75%) BDD
6 10 (10.75%) Line Management
6 10 (10.75%) TDD
7 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 4 (4.30%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) Java
2 23 (24.73%) SQL
3 15 (16.13%) C#
4 12 (12.90%) VBScript
5 8 (8.60%) C
6 7 (7.53%) VB
7 5 (5.38%) C++
8 4 (4.30%) ABAP
9 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (1.08%) XPath
10 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
1 15 (16.13%) MCSE
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) IBM Certification
4 4 (4.30%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) MCITP
5 3 (3.23%) PMP
5 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCP
6 2 (2.15%) HNC
6 2 (2.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.03%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.20%) VMware ESX
4 12 (12.90%) Terminal Services
5 10 (10.75%) ISA Server
5 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.23%) Nmap
7 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.15%) Firmware
9 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) BladeLogic
2 12 (12.90%) SCOM
3 5 (5.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.23%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.23%) Nessus
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.15%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.15%) Control-M
5 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 2 (2.15%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.08%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.18%) Oracle
3 25 (26.88%) VMware
4 19 (20.43%) Citrix
5 14 (15.05%) Intel
6 7 (7.53%) HP
6 7 (7.53%) Cisco
7 6 (6.45%) SAP
8 5 (5.38%) Sun
9 4 (4.30%) Sybase
9 4 (4.30%) IBM
10 3 (3.23%) Remedy
11 2 (2.15%) Compaq
11 2 (2.15%) CA
11 2 (2.15%) NetApp
11 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.15%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.08%) Veeam
12 1 (1.08%) FrontRange
12 1 (1.08%) NetIQ
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