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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 601 568 556
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 24 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 14
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£395 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.40% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +64.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £17.10 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £39.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £27.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year
-37.27% +80.92%

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
12673 12704 11897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 22.46% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7500 7239 6632
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 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 994 1084 1014
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -30 23 £400 +24.51% 3
South East -32 12 £430 +1.17% 1
Milton Keynes -13 9 £430 +1.17%
Buckinghamshire -15 9 £430 +1.17%
East Midlands -6 5 - -
Leicestershire -2 3 - -
North West -23 3 £388 +222.91%
Yorkshire -28 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £390 - 1
Leicester - 3 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £388 -
Lancashire - 2 £388 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Doncaster 0 1 - -
South Yorkshire -11 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 - -
Newmarket - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £188 -
Hook - 1 £390 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £188 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
County Antrim - 1 £188 -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) UNIX
3 18 (42.86%) ITIL
4 16 (38.10%) Remedy
5 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (35.71%) Oracle
6 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 11 (26.19%) SLA
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) VBScript
10 9 (21.43%) Perl
11 8 (19.05%) Java
11 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
11 8 (19.05%) MVS
11 8 (19.05%) Control-M
11 8 (19.05%) Mainframe
12 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.67%) HP
12 7 (16.67%) Citrix
12 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
13 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (14.29%) Clustering
13 6 (14.29%) Jython
13 6 (14.29%) Banking
13 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Papyrus
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LDAP
1 3 (7.14%) SMTP
1 3 (7.14%) X.400
1 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.14%) Introscope
3 2 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Military
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
3 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) OLE
4 1 (2.38%) OLE DB
4 1 (2.38%) ISPF
4 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.38%) DCOM
4 1 (2.38%) ActiveX
4 1 (2.38%) DHTML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 6 (14.29%) Clustering
3 6 (14.29%) CMDB
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) UNIX
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.05%) MVS
5 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.52%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.38%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Scrum
2 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) TDD
2 4 (9.52%) Test Management
2 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
2 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
2 4 (9.52%) BDD
2 4 (9.52%) Line Management
3 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Release Management
3 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) Network Management
3 3 (7.14%) BCP
3 3 (7.14%) Change Management
3 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) VBScript
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Jython
7 4 (9.52%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) Python
9 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.76%) JCL
9 2 (4.76%) C
10 1 (2.38%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) C++
10 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Control-M
2 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.14%) MAINVIEW
3 3 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (4.76%) Unicenter
4 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Remedy
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Lotus
6 3 (7.14%) Altiris
6 3 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (7.14%) Sybase
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) Peregrine
8 1 (2.38%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow