The first table below looks at the demand for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 24 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 for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 109 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 0.83% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £220 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £190
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -19.56%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
476 363 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.21% 20.30% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 145 161
Average daily rate £305 £270 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 55 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows NT
England

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows NT across the West Midlands region.

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows NT
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows NT Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the West Midlands region.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows NT
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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Windows NT
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Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Nmap
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) AIX

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
1 2 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MOM
1 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Progress
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix