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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 550 526 482
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 42 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.38% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 44
Average daily rate
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£275 £180 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £358 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £135 £163
% change year-on-year
+75.92% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £30.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.99% +55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £30.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £86.15 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £30.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-24.99% +55.12%

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
12507 11628 10791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.71% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7404 6469 5707
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1048 1117
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 £33.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 24 December 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
Top 25 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 24 December 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
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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 -31 40 £263 +45.83% 5
South East -27 13 £413 +129.16% 2
London +12 12 £340 +4.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £431 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £450 -
South West -25 6 £330 -26.66%
Scotland - 2 £338 -
City of London +1 1 £413 +65.00% 1
West Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire -17 1 £410 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £210 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Havant - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (53.26%) UNIX
3 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 30 (32.61%) Windows 2000
5 30 (32.61%) SQL
5 30 (32.61%) Finance
6 28 (30.43%) Oracle
6 28 (30.43%) Java
6 28 (30.43%) SLA
6 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 25 (27.17%) MS Office
8 23 (25.00%) .NET
8 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (22.83%) ITIL
10 20 (21.74%) C#
10 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
11 19 (20.65%) VMware
11 19 (20.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database
12 18 (19.57%) Citrix
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (17.39%) MCSE
13 16 (17.39%) VBScript
13 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (17.39%) Selenium
14 15 (16.30%) Clustering
15 14 (15.22%) VMware ESX

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (13.04%) IIS
2 11 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (9.78%) CICS
4 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.35%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.35%) JBoss
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 25 (27.17%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) SAN
1 14 (15.22%) NAS
2 12 (13.04%) LAN
2 12 (13.04%) WAN
3 9 (9.78%) Broadband
4 7 (7.61%) DNS
5 6 (6.52%) Internet
6 5 (5.43%) Firewall
6 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.35%) ADSL
8 3 (3.26%) SMTP
8 3 (3.26%) DHCP
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.17%) VLAN
10 1 (1.09%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (1.09%) SSL
10 1 (1.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Selenium
2 11 (11.96%) WebDriver
2 11 (11.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (9.78%) JMeter
4 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.09%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) MSI
7 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Automotive
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Front Office
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.87%) Administrator
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.43%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Agile Test Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) J2EE
3 4 (4.35%) EJB
3 4 (4.35%) Swing
3 4 (4.35%) SWT
4 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.17%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) Flash
6 1 (1.09%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Clustering
2 13 (14.13%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.09%) CCTV
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (53.26%) UNIX
3 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (32.61%) Windows 2000
5 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 19 (20.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 9 (9.78%) MVS
10 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (6.52%) Linux
12 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
13 4 (4.35%) Windows Vista
14 3 (3.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
1 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.22%) Service Management
2 14 (15.22%) Change Management
2 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
3 13 (14.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.04%) TDD
4 12 (13.04%) BDD
5 11 (11.96%) Waterfall
5 11 (11.96%) Line Management
5 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) Java
3 20 (21.74%) C#
4 16 (17.39%) VBScript
5 9 (9.78%) VB
6 7 (7.61%) C
7 5 (5.43%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Delphi
9 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) MCSE
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) Degree
3 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.43%) ISEB
6 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
6 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) MCITP
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) HNC
9 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.43%) SLA
2 6 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) VMware ESX
4 13 (14.13%) Terminal Services
5 11 (11.96%) ISA Server
5 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.26%) Nmap
6 3 (3.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) BladeLogic
2 11 (11.96%) SCOM
3 6 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.43%) Control-M
5 3 (3.26%) Nessus
5 3 (3.26%) Unicenter
5 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.26%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (2.17%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.17%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (1.09%) OpenView
7 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.43%) Oracle
3 19 (20.65%) VMware
4 18 (19.57%) Citrix
5 14 (15.22%) Intel
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco
7 6 (6.52%) Remedy
7 6 (6.52%) SAP
8 5 (5.43%) Sybase
8 5 (5.43%) Sun
9 4 (4.35%) HP
10 3 (3.26%) CA
11 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.17%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.09%) FrontRange
12 1 (1.09%) Veeam
12 1 (1.09%) NetIQ
12 1 (1.09%) Royalblue
12 1 (1.09%) Macromedia
12 1 (1.09%) Unisys
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