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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 19.40% 17.93% 20.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 78.95% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 12
Median daily rate £190 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.64% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £115 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £414 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 57 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 28.36% 22.71% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 13
Median daily rate £165 £370 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.40% -7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby 0 42 £275 -26.66% 6
Alfreton - 9 £145 -
Chesterfield -3 1 - - 1
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
3 36 (38.71%) Unix
4 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
5 33 (35.48%) Linux
6 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
7 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 31 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 28 (30.11%) Windows 7
9 27 (29.03%) Windows Server
10 24 (25.81%) Oracle
11 23 (24.73%) Relational Database
12 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (23.66%) VMware
13 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (21.51%) SQL
15 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database
15 19 (20.43%) Retail
16 18 (19.35%) Configuration Management
17 17 (18.28%) PL/SQL
17 17 (18.28%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (18.28%) Oracle 11i
17 17 (18.28%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (17.20%) Finance
19 15 (16.13%) Business Analysis
20 14 (15.05%) MS Office

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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project
3 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (7.53%) Demantra
3 7 (7.53%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) DNS
2 7 (7.53%) DHCP
2 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) WAN
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (6.45%) VPN
4 5 (5.38%) Firewall
4 5 (5.38%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.38%) LDAP
5 4 (4.30%) Skype
6 3 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.23%) SAN
6 3 (3.23%) VoIP
7 2 (2.15%) MPLS
7 2 (2.15%) SNMP
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database
4 17 (18.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (18.28%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.30%) DTS
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.30%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
2 19 (20.43%) Retail
3 16 (17.20%) Finance
4 10 (10.75%) Publishing
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Support Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Applications Support
3 20 (21.51%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Development Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Development Support Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Project Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) IT Support
8 5 (5.38%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) ADSI
4 4 (4.30%) Software Packaging
5 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.23%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.23%) LINQ
5 3 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) PKI
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) iPad
4 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Unix
2 33 (35.48%) Linux
3 28 (30.11%) Windows 7
4 27 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.83%) HPUX
8 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
9 8 (8.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
11 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
12 5 (5.38%) Android
13 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 15 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 13 (13.98%) QMS
4 9 (9.68%) Change Control
4 9 (9.68%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 9 (9.68%) Migration
5 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL
6 7 (7.53%) Quality Management
6 7 (7.53%) Workflow
7 6 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.38%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.38%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.30%) Document Management
9 4 (4.30%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.30%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 17 (18.28%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.30%) Java
6 3 (3.23%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.68%) MCSE
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) MCITP
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.60%) GPFS
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.08%) vSphere
8 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
1 5 (5.38%) SCOM
2 4 (4.30%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.30%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) MIIS
3 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) Oracle
3 22 (23.66%) VMware
4 11 (11.83%) Citrix
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco
6 8 (8.60%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) Siemens
8 5 (5.38%) Intel Security
8 5 (5.38%) Symantec
9 3 (3.23%) Dell
9 3 (3.23%) Lotus
9 3 (3.23%) PTC
9 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.15%) Intel
11 1 (1.08%) Google
11 1 (1.08%) NetApp
11 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.08%) Rockwell
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