Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 77 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 22.78% 19.31% 15.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.00% 77.69% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 58
Derbyshire median daily rate £184 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.75% +9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £123 £208 £122
90th Percentile £502 £438 £440
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 16
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £14.92 £14.69 £8.69
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.24 £34.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% +15.38% +0.78%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 130 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 29.59% 24.86% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 70
Derbyshire median daily rate £275 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +6.67% -20.53%
10th Percentile £123 £214 £125
90th Percentile £500 £438 £504
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +13.08% -1.52% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83% -6.07%
10th Percentile £14.84 £14.62 £8.69
90th Percentile £31.25 £30.23 £38.28
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% +17.31% +0.78%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Derbyshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Derbyshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Derbyshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Derbyshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Derbyshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +3 54 £152 -49.33% 10
Chesterfield -3 13 £225 -12.62% 4
Alfreton -7 2 £180 -21.10%
Matlock - 2 £263 -
Belper 0 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 41 (53.25%) Active Directory
2 38 (49.35%) Windows 10
3 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
4 28 (36.36%) VMware
4 28 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
6 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
7 21 (27.27%) Office 365
8 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.78%) Migration
9 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (20.78%) SCCM
10 13 (16.88%) Linux
11 12 (15.58%) DNS
12 10 (12.99%) Unix
12 10 (12.99%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (11.69%) SQL
13 9 (11.69%) vSphere
14 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.39%) ITIL
14 8 (10.39%) DHCP
14 8 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (9.09%) Cisco
15 7 (9.09%) Citrix
15 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (9.09%) Web Services
15 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (7.79%) SAP PI

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) NetWeaver
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) HFM
1 5 (6.49%) Maximo
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Boomi
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
4 5 (6.49%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) WAN
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) SAN
8 1 (1.30%) Intranet
8 1 (1.30%) Skype
8 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.60%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
1 5 (6.49%) Back Office
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.49%) Integration Architect
7 5 (6.49%) IT Support
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (5.19%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) IDoc
2 6 (7.79%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) RESTful
2 6 (7.79%) SAP PI
2 6 (7.79%) SAP XI
2 6 (7.79%) SOAP
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.30%) Ajax
3 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) LINQ
3 1 (1.30%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (1.30%) WCF
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) PDA
3 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows 10
2 28 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.88%) Linux
5 10 (12.99%) Unix
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.79%) Solaris
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Android
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Migration
2 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.79%) CRM
4 6 (7.79%) DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) SOA
4 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (6.49%) ERP
5 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.49%) Load Testing
5 5 (6.49%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (6.49%) RUP
5 5 (6.49%) Security Hardening
5 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.49%) UML
5 5 (6.49%) Unified Process
5 5 (6.49%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) ABAP
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) C++
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.19%) CCNA
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (53.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.99%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (11.69%) vSphere
5 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.90%) XenApp
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.30%) Docker
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.60%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) VMware
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (7.79%) Dell
4 6 (7.79%) IBM
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.79%) Remedy
4 6 (7.79%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) Sun
5 5 (6.49%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.90%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.60%) McAfee
7 2 (2.60%) Veeam
7 2 (2.60%) Veritas
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus
8 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL