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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 580 540 536
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 23 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.086% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £115 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.32% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%

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
12133 12418 11016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 23.11% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7110 7049 6017
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1046 1001
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -34 22 £430 +37.05% 5
Yorkshire -15 7 - -
West Yorkshire -2 6 - -
Leeds -17 6 - -
Milton Keynes -2 5 £430 +15.82%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £430 +4.87%
North West -14 5 £263 +128.26%
South East -31 5 £430 +4.87% 3
London -1 3 £550 +79.59% 1
Manchester -11 3 £263 +128.26%
South West 0 2 £240 -26.15%
Wiltshire -6 1 £305 -6.15%
South Yorkshire -7 1 - -
Doncaster -8 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £175 -
County Antrim - 1 £188 -
Belfast - 1 £188 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £175 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £188 -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) UNIX
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (36.07%) Windows 2000
4 22 (36.07%) ITIL
5 20 (32.79%) Oracle
6 19 (31.15%) Data Centre
7 18 (29.51%) Finance
8 17 (27.87%) SLA
8 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
9 16 (26.23%) VMware
10 15 (24.59%) SQL
11 14 (22.95%) HP
12 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.03%) Remedy
13 11 (18.03%) Citrix
13 11 (18.03%) Java
13 11 (18.03%) Clustering
13 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (16.39%) VBScript
14 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.39%) Linux
15 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
15 9 (14.75%) Perl
15 9 (14.75%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (14.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (13.11%) Release Management
16 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (11.48%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) CICS
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) DNS
1 5 (8.20%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) NAS
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) BIG-IP
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) LDAP
4 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.64%) GGSN
5 1 (1.64%) SGSN
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) MGW
5 1 (1.64%) ATM
5 1 (1.64%) CDMA
5 1 (1.64%) GPRS
5 1 (1.64%) GSM
5 1 (1.64%) ISDN
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
1 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.92%) Introscope
3 2 (3.28%) MSI
4 1 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Front Office
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
6 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Technical Support
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) SAP Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.64%) DHTML
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) OLE
4 1 (1.64%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.64%) DCOM
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) Clustering
3 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
4 6 (9.84%) CMDB
5 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.56%) Replication
5 4 (6.56%) CLARiiON
5 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix
5 4 (6.56%) EMC Centera
6 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) UNIX
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (36.07%) Windows 2000
5 10 (16.39%) Linux
6 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (9.84%) HPUX
8 3 (4.92%) MVS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.64%) Solaris
10 1 (1.64%) OpenVMS
10 1 (1.64%) OS/2
10 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (13.11%) Release Management
3 7 (11.48%) Change Management
3 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.20%) ERP
5 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.56%) Line Management
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) VBScript
4 9 (14.75%) Perl
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.84%) Jython
7 4 (6.56%) C
7 4 (6.56%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) ABAP
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) VB
9 2 (3.28%) C++
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) MCP
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.92%) PMP
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.64%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.56%) Firmware
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) vSphere
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
1 6 (9.84%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (8.20%) OpenView
3 4 (6.56%) BladeLogic
3 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.92%) Control-M
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
4 3 (4.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (4.92%) SCOM
5 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) Nessus
6 1 (1.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) HP
4 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 11 (18.03%) Remedy
6 7 (11.48%) Lotus
7 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.56%) EMC
8 4 (6.56%) Sybase
8 4 (6.56%) SAP
9 3 (4.92%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) F5
9 3 (4.92%) Altiris
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco
10 2 (3.28%) Compaq
11 1 (1.64%) Sun
11 1 (1.64%) Peregrine
11 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards