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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 597 551 547
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 26 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.082% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 15
Average daily rate £190 £375 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +177.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £218 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £444 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £415 £135
% change year-on-year
-29.45% +207.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.50 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.49% +29.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+78.49% +29.65%

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
10817 11512 11115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.34% 22.51% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6558 6671 6003
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 910 1017
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016.

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 15 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 25 £190 -49.33% 7
South East +7 10 £251 -42.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £335 -23.42%
Milton Keynes +5 6 £335 -23.42%
London -10 6 £140 -58.82%
Wiltshire -3 4 - - 1
South West -5 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Hampshire +11 2 £245 -50.95%
Portsmouth - 2 £245 -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £135 -

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) ITIL
3 32 (65.31%) SLA
4 30 (61.22%) Unix
5 24 (48.98%) MVS
5 24 (48.98%) Mainframe
6 17 (34.69%) Remedy
6 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
6 17 (34.69%) Windows 2000
7 16 (32.65%) Control-M
8 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (26.53%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Banking
12 9 (18.37%) Retail
12 9 (18.37%) CCNA
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco
13 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
13 8 (16.33%) Tivoli
13 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma
13 8 (16.33%) CA Wily
13 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
14 7 (14.29%) CMMI
14 7 (14.29%) HNC
15 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.24%) Linux
15 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
16 5 (10.20%) Management Information System

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) MVS Operator
2 8 (16.33%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Unix Operator
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) Monitoring Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Operator
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) LAMP
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Mainframe
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) EPoS
5 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Unix
3 24 (48.98%) MVS
4 17 (34.69%) Windows 2000
4 17 (34.69%) Windows XP
5 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.24%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.08%) Debian
9 2 (4.08%) Fedora
9 2 (4.08%) SUSE
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma
3 7 (14.29%) CMMI
4 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.16%) SIEM
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Security
7 2 (4.08%) Contact Management
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.04%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.04%) Information Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Management
8 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) PHP
1 2 (4.08%) Ruby
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) CCNA
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (14.29%) HNC
5 2 (4.08%) GSEC
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) GCED
6 1 (2.04%) GCIA
6 1 (2.04%) GCIH
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (65.31%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Control-M
2 8 (16.33%) CA Wily
2 8 (16.33%) Tivoli
3 5 (10.20%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) Netcool
4 1 (2.04%) Nmap
4 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Remedy
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Retalix
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Peregrine
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks