Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 102 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 27.27% 15.52% 10.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.45% 67.52% 59.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 30
Derbyshire median daily rate £263 £245 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -23.14% -15.00%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £121
90th Percentile £477 £365 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% -20.00% +24.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 14
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £10.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +84.97% -9.90%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.93 £8.69
90th Percentile £21.00 £31.58 £17.16
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% +12.50%

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 137 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 36.63% 22.99% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 53
Derbyshire median daily rate £315 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -8.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £125 £130 £217
90th Percentile £488 £430 £548
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +18.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 12
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.25% +3.03%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.89 £8.69
90th Percentile £21.00 £30.69 £17.39
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% +8.00%

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 16 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +5 62 £220 -12.00% 6
Chesterfield +2 26 £225 -4.26% 2
Alfreton 0 2 £180 -19.10%
Matlock - 2 £263 -
Belper 0 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 57 (55.88%) Windows 10
2 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
3 35 (34.31%) Windows 7
4 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 34 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
6 25 (24.51%) Migration
7 22 (21.57%) SCCM
8 21 (20.59%) Windows Server
8 21 (20.59%) Office 365
9 20 (19.61%) VMware
10 18 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 14 (13.73%) SQL
11 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (12.75%) ITIL
13 11 (10.78%) DNS
14 10 (9.80%) Citrix
14 10 (9.80%) Linux
15 9 (8.82%) Unix
15 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
15 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
17 7 (6.86%) SLA
17 7 (6.86%) Cisco
17 7 (6.86%) DHCP
17 7 (6.86%) Problem Management
17 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines

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 (2.94%) MQSeries
1 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Office 365
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
4 3 (2.94%) PaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) DNS
2 7 (6.86%) DHCP
3 6 (5.88%) Firewall
4 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.92%) Internet
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.96%) VPN
8 1 (0.98%) Intranet
8 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.98%) Skype
8 1 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) MS Access
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.92%) Electronics
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Marketing
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Desktop Support
2 15 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 10 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Floorwalker
10 5 (4.90%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Active Directory Support
11 4 (3.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) IT Support
12 3 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
1 2 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.98%) ADSI
2 1 (0.98%) Ajax
2 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) jQuery
2 1 (0.98%) LDAP
2 1 (0.98%) LINQ
2 1 (0.98%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) WPF
2 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.96%) NHS
3 2 (1.96%) PDA
3 2 (1.96%) PKI
3 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (55.88%) Windows 10
2 35 (34.31%) Windows 7
3 21 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.80%) Linux
5 9 (8.82%) Unix
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.90%) VMS
8 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.96%) AIX
9 2 (1.96%) Android
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Migration
2 13 (12.75%) ITIL
3 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.86%) DevOps
5 7 (6.86%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.90%) ETL
7 5 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.90%) Web Filtering
8 4 (3.92%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.92%) Ticket Management
8 4 (3.92%) Time Management
9 3 (2.94%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.94%) Change Control
9 3 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.73%) SQL
3 6 (5.88%) Java
4 5 (4.90%) VB
5 4 (3.92%) VBScript
6 3 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 34 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.92%) MCP
4 3 (2.94%) CCNA
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.88%) XenApp
5 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (21.57%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.92%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.96%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.98%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) VMware
3 10 (9.80%) Citrix
4 7 (6.86%) Cisco
5 5 (4.90%) Ivanti
6 4 (3.92%) McAfee
6 4 (3.92%) SAP
7 3 (2.94%) HP
8 2 (1.96%) Veeam
8 2 (1.96%) Veritas
9 1 (0.98%) Lotus
9 1 (0.98%) Lumension
9 1 (0.98%) Mercator
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec