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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 566 571 506
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 27 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.23% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 27
Average daily rate
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£275 £220 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £344 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £195 £271
% change year-on-year
+41.02% -28.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%

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
12363 12295 10193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.12% 21.81% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7025 6816 5445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1072 1002
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 19 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 17 April 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 -7 23 £275 +25.00% 5
South East -22 9 £425 +117.94% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £300 +56.86%
South West +6 3 £225 -30.76% 1
Scotland - 3 £298 -
Hampshire - 2 £500 - 2
Reading +5 1 - - 1
London +1 1 - -
Berkshire -1 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £175 - 1
Havant - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £225 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (42.11%) UNIX
4 30 (39.47%) Windows 2000
5 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (30.26%) Oracle
6 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
7 21 (27.63%) SLA
8 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 20 (26.32%) Java
9 19 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (25.00%) VMware
10 18 (23.68%) ITIL
11 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
11 17 (22.37%) Finance
12 15 (19.74%) MS Office
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) Linux
14 13 (17.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (14.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (14.47%) HP
15 11 (14.47%) Citrix
16 10 (13.16%) SAN
16 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
16 10 (13.16%) .NET
16 10 (13.16%) Clustering
17 9 (11.84%) Service Management
17 9 (11.84%) Change Management

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (10.53%) CICS
1 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.26%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.26%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.74%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
2 9 (11.84%) NAS
3 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
3 6 (7.89%) DNS
4 4 (5.26%) DHCP
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.95%) SMTP
6 2 (2.63%) FTP
6 2 (2.63%) HTTP
6 2 (2.63%) SSL
6 2 (2.63%) Broadband
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) DMZ
7 1 (1.32%) Megaco
7 1 (1.32%) ISUP
7 1 (1.32%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.26%) DB2
4 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.26%) Subversion
1 4 (5.26%) Selenium
1 4 (5.26%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
1 4 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.95%) JMeter
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
4 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) J2EE
2 6 (7.89%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) EJB
4 4 (5.26%) Swing
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.26%) SWT
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.63%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.32%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.32%) DCOM
7 1 (1.32%) Flash
7 1 (1.32%) WSDL
7 1 (1.32%) OLE
7 1 (1.32%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.32%) Spring
7 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Clustering
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 4 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.26%) Symmetrix
4 4 (5.26%) EMC Centera
4 4 (5.26%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) DataPower
6 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.32%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (42.11%) UNIX
4 30 (39.47%) Windows 2000
5 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (18.42%) Linux
8 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
9 9 (11.84%) HPUX
10 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.26%) zOS
12 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (3.95%) AIX
13 1 (1.32%) Solaris
13 1 (1.32%) OpenVMS
13 1 (1.32%) OS/2
13 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (14.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (11.84%) Service Management
4 9 (11.84%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.21%) Migration
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.58%) Release Management
8 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.58%) Project Management
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) ERP
9 4 (5.26%) EAI
9 4 (5.26%) SOA
9 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Java
2 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) C
4 6 (7.89%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) C++
5 5 (6.58%) VB
6 4 (5.26%) ABAP
6 4 (5.26%) VBScript
7 3 (3.95%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
8 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) MCSE
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 4 (5.26%) IBM Certification
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) PMP
4 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.26%) Firmware
5 4 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 4 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.26%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.95%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCOM
2 6 (7.89%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.58%) OpenView
4 4 (5.26%) Nessus
4 4 (5.26%) Nmap
4 4 (5.26%) SCCM
5 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.95%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (14.47%) HP
4 11 (14.47%) Citrix
5 8 (10.53%) IBM
6 6 (7.89%) Sun
7 5 (6.58%) Sybase
7 5 (6.58%) Lotus
7 5 (6.58%) Intel
8 4 (5.26%) EMC
8 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco
8 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.95%) NetApp
10 2 (2.63%) Compaq
10 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.63%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.32%) Brocade
11 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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