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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 10.73% 11.73% 15.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.21% 65.71% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 18
Median daily rate £300 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £525 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.97% +4.03%  

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 63 35 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 21.80% 17.86% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 19
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -10 28 £300 -16.08% 13
Chesterfield - 1 £95 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 40 (49.38%) Active Directory
2 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.80%) Unix
3 27 (33.33%) Linux
4 23 (28.40%) Manufacturing
4 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
5 22 (27.16%) Windows Server
6 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
6 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
6 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 19 (23.46%) Oracle
8 17 (20.99%) SQL
9 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (19.75%) Relational Database
10 15 (18.52%) Oracle Database
10 15 (18.52%) Retail
10 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (17.28%) VMware
11 14 (17.28%) Finance
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (16.05%) PL/SQL
12 13 (16.05%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (16.05%) Oracle 11i
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
12 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management

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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.70%) Demantra
3 3 (3.70%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) VPN
2 6 (7.41%) DNS
3 5 (6.17%) DHCP
3 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
3 5 (6.17%) LDAP
4 3 (3.70%) 3G
4 3 (3.70%) VoIP
4 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.23%) CTI
6 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.23%) SNMP
6 1 (1.23%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (28.40%) Manufacturing
2 15 (18.52%) Retail
3 14 (17.28%) Finance
4 6 (7.41%) Publishing
5 3 (3.70%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Support Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Applications Support
3 15 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Development Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Development Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) C++ Developer
6 5 (6.17%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) IT Support
7 4 (4.94%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) ADSI
2 5 (6.17%) MFC
3 4 (4.94%) RESTful
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) PKI
3 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Unix
2 27 (33.33%) Linux
3 22 (27.16%) Windows Server
4 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
8 10 (12.35%) Windows XP
9 8 (9.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (8.64%) HPUX
10 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
2 11 (13.58%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) QMS
3 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.64%) Change Control
4 7 (8.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL
5 6 (7.41%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.17%) OO
7 4 (4.94%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) Workflow
8 3 (3.70%) Break/Fix
8 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.47%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.47%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.47%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) VBScript
4 5 (6.17%) C++
4 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.17%) MCITP
5 4 (4.94%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 40 (49.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) GPFS
4 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.47%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.23%) vSphere
8 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (6.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
1 5 (6.17%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.94%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) MIIS
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle
3 14 (17.28%) VMware
4 13 (16.05%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) Cisco
6 9 (11.11%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Lotus
8 5 (6.17%) Dell
8 5 (6.17%) McAfee
8 5 (6.17%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.70%) Siemens
9 3 (3.70%) Xerox
10 2 (2.47%) PTC
10 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.23%) Bomgar
11 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.23%) Juniper
11 1 (1.23%) NetApp
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