The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 556 490 470
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 31 54 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.54% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 47
Average daily rate £248 £349 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +24.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -9.00%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12312 10060 12139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.08% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6850 5374 6201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 989 1179
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows NT
Top 30 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -110 29 £248 -29.28% 3
South East -9 13 £195 -29.15%
Berkshire -1 9 - -
West Midlands -13 5 £220 - 2
London -43 5 £315 -37.00%
Reading -1 3 - -
Yorkshire -19 3 - -
North West -24 2 £120 - 1
Manchester - 2 £120 -
City of London -13 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Isle of Man - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Telford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows XP
3 25 (41.67%) UNIX
4 23 (38.33%) Windows 2000
5 21 (35.00%) Oracle
5 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (33.33%) ITIL
6 20 (33.33%) MS Office
7 19 (31.67%) Linux
8 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (26.67%) HP
9 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
10 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
11 12 (20.00%) OO
12 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.33%) AIX
12 11 (18.33%) SLA
13 10 (16.67%) Service Management
13 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 9 (15.00%) VMware
14 9 (15.00%) Incident Management
14 9 (15.00%) Cisco
14 9 (15.00%) HTML
15 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 8 (13.33%) Web Services
15 8 (13.33%) CICS
15 8 (13.33%) Internet
15 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) CICS
3 7 (11.67%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (3.33%) assyst
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Internet
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 4 (6.67%) ATM
3 4 (6.67%) WCDMA
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) CDMA
3 4 (6.67%) GPRS
3 4 (6.67%) GSM
3 4 (6.67%) ISDN
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) PSTN
3 4 (6.67%) 3GPP
3 4 (6.67%) UMTS
3 4 (6.67%) Megaco
3 4 (6.67%) ISUP
3 4 (6.67%) RTP
3 4 (6.67%) SS7
3 4 (6.67%) MGW
3 4 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Subversion
2 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Service Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) DBA
10 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Tester
10 2 (3.33%) IT Support
10 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.33%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
3 7 (11.67%) Spring
3 7 (11.67%) Ajax
3 7 (11.67%) Java EE
3 7 (11.67%) JSP
4 6 (10.00%) J2EE
4 6 (10.00%) Servlets
4 6 (10.00%) XML
4 6 (10.00%) Struts
5 4 (6.67%) JDBC
5 4 (6.67%) JSF
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) CGI
7 1 (1.67%) ODBC
7 1 (1.67%) COM
7 1 (1.67%) COM+
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows XP
3 25 (41.67%) UNIX
4 23 (38.33%) Windows 2000
5 19 (31.67%) Linux
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (18.33%) AIX
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (6.67%) NetWare
11 3 (5.00%) Solaris
12 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) OO
3 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 9 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.00%) Facility Management
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Release Management
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.33%) SOA
11 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) Java
4 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) ABAP
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) sed
8 1 (1.67%) AWK
8 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) MCSE
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) PMP
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) SCSA
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) MetaFrame
5 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Veritas File System
5 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.33%) VMware GSX
5 2 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) WSUS
3 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.33%) MOM
4 2 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.33%) Control-M
4 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (3.33%) YUM
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.33%) Nessus
4 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Oracle
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) HP
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) Sybase
6 4 (6.67%) Huawei
7 3 (5.00%) Altiris
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 2 (3.33%) CA
8 2 (3.33%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.33%) Opsware
9 1 (1.67%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
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