Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 80 52 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 15.59% 10.57% 15.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.23% 59.09% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 27
Derbyshire median daily rate £245 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.14% -15.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £123 £121 £293
90th Percentile £365 £538 £520
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £360 £301
% change year-on-year -16.67% +19.50% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 15
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £9.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -23.96% +2.13%
10th Percentile £13.96 £8.69 £9.84
90th Percentile £31.49 £17.28 £16.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.35 £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +6.30% +12.50% -7.69%

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 119 88 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 23.20% 17.89% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 33
Derbyshire median daily rate £310 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.15% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £130 £217 £294
90th Percentile £430 £548 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £388 £333
% change year-on-year -16.13% +16.54% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 18
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +5.05% -2.94%
10th Percentile £13.93 £8.69 £10.11
90th Percentile £30.58 £17.50 £17.65
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.35 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.30% +8.00% -4.76%

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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 +2 59 £250 -24.24% 7
Chesterfield +1 6 £235 -21.67% 1
Alfreton - 6 £223 -
Belper 0 1 - -
Ilkeston - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (25.00%) Linux
4 20 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 19 (23.75%) Manufacturing
6 18 (22.50%) Oracle
6 18 (22.50%) Unix
6 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 14 (17.50%) SQL
8 14 (17.50%) Retail
9 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
9 13 (16.25%) Office 365
10 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 11 (13.75%) Migration
11 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
12 10 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.50%) SCCM
12 10 (12.50%) QMS
12 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.50%) Windows XP
12 10 (12.50%) HP
13 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.25%) Quality Management
13 9 (11.25%) Finance
14 8 (10.00%) Publishing
14 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (10.00%) Dell

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 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.50%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.50%) SAS
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) G Suite
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) DNS
1 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (8.75%) VPN
3 6 (7.50%) Skype
4 5 (6.25%) 3G
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) SAN
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) MPLS
6 3 (3.75%) VLAN
6 3 (3.75%) VoIP
7 2 (2.50%) DHCP
7 2 (2.50%) Firewall
7 2 (2.50%) LDAP
7 2 (2.50%) NAS
7 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.25%) CTI
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) MSI
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
1 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (23.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (17.50%) Retail
3 9 (11.25%) Finance
4 8 (10.00%) Publishing
5 4 (5.00%) Electronics
5 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Applications Support
3 11 (13.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) IT Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Development Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Development Support Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) J2EE
2 2 (2.50%) MFC
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) RESTful
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
1 20 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 18 (22.50%) Unix
3 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.00%) HPUX
7 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
8 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) AIX
9 2 (2.50%) Android
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 10 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 10 (12.50%) QMS
4 9 (11.25%) Quality Management
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) Break/Fix
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.75%) ITSM
8 3 (3.75%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.50%) High Availability
9 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.50%) OO
9 2 (2.50%) Scrum
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.75%) C++
5 2 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.25%) Groovy
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (3.75%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.25%) JTAG
1 1 (1.25%) MISRA
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.75%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) KVM
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Dell
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Lotus
7 3 (3.75%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) Borland
8 2 (2.50%) Cognos
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) Opsware
8 2 (2.50%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.50%) Remedy
8 2 (2.50%) Sun
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas
8 2 (2.50%) Xerox
9 1 (1.25%) Bomgar