Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 115 73 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 26.32% 13.30% 12.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.70% 55.73% 66.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 31
Derbyshire median daily rate £388 £250 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -31.37% -2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £123 £111
90th Percentile £450 £400 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 6 13
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +13.60% -
10th Percentile £16.27 £13.93 £8.69
90th Percentile £19.36 £15.75 £15.85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +11.69% +5.19% -

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 148 131 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 33.87% 23.86% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 47
Derbyshire median daily rate £373 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £138 £130 £181
90th Percentile £488 £430 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £380
% change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 6 12
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +11.37% -
10th Percentile £16.27 £13.93 £8.69
90th Percentile £19.36 £15.75 £16.11
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +1.82%

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 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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 +6 63 £388 +55.00% 7
Chesterfield +8 26 £258 +9.57% 4
Ilkeston - 5 £450 -
Alfreton -2 1 £515 +134.09%
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 64 (55.65%) Windows 10
2 49 (42.61%) Windows 7
3 41 (35.65%) Active Directory
4 36 (31.30%) SC Cleared
4 36 (31.30%) Security Cleared
5 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
6 26 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (20.00%) SCCM
8 18 (15.65%) Linux
8 18 (15.65%) DevOps
9 17 (14.78%) PowerShell
9 17 (14.78%) Migration
9 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
11 13 (11.30%) VMware
11 13 (11.30%) ITIL
12 12 (10.43%) SLA
12 12 (10.43%) DSL
12 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
12 12 (10.43%) Docker
12 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
12 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (10.43%) Bash Shell
13 11 (9.57%) Office 365
14 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (6.96%) Unix
15 8 (6.96%) MSI
15 8 (6.96%) Citrix
15 8 (6.96%) Application Packaging

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 3 (2.61%) MQSeries
1 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.57%) Office 365
3 6 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) DSL
2 7 (6.09%) DNS
3 5 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.48%) Internet
5 3 (2.61%) DHCP
5 3 (2.61%) WAN
6 2 (1.74%) Firewall
6 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.74%) LAN
6 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) Broadband
7 1 (0.87%) SAN
7 1 (0.87%) Skype
7 1 (0.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.96%) MSI
3 4 (3.48%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.74%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.35%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Electronics
3 4 (3.48%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Desktop Support
2 13 (11.30%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (11.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) Analyst
3 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 10 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Applications Packager
7 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Technician
8 5 (4.35%) Floorwalker
8 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.48%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Customer Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) .NET
1 2 (1.74%) ADSI
1 2 (1.74%) LDAP
1 2 (1.74%) WCF
2 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.87%) Ajax
2 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.87%) HTML
2 1 (0.87%) jQuery
2 1 (0.87%) LINQ
2 1 (0.87%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) WPF
2 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.48%) NHS
3 4 (3.48%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) iSeries
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.65%) Windows 10
2 49 (42.61%) Windows 7
3 18 (15.65%) Linux
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.96%) Unix
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.48%) VMS
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.87%) Android
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.65%) DevOps
2 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (14.78%) Migration
3 13 (11.30%) ITIL
4 8 (6.96%) Application Packaging
5 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.48%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.48%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.48%) ETL
8 4 (3.48%) Information Governance
8 4 (3.48%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.48%) Time Management
9 3 (2.61%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.61%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (1.74%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.78%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.43%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.09%) SQL
4 5 (4.35%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) VB
5 4 (3.48%) VBScript
6 3 (2.61%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (31.30%) SC Cleared
1 36 (31.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.48%) MCP
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
4 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.87%) MCSA
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (35.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) Docker
3 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.22%) vSphere
4 6 (5.22%) XenApp
5 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.48%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.30%) VMware
3 8 (6.96%) Citrix
4 4 (3.48%) McAfee
4 4 (3.48%) SAP
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) HP
5 3 (2.61%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe
6 1 (0.87%) arcserve
6 1 (0.87%) Dell
6 1 (0.87%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) Lumension
6 1 (0.87%) Mercator
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle
6 1 (0.87%) Sophos
6 1 (0.87%) Symantec
6 1 (0.87%) Veeam