Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 21 November 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 15 3
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 84 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 26.01% 9.93% 21.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 85.29% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 11 24
Leicester median daily rate £280 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £186 £275 £178
90th Percentile £402 £469 £346
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £258 £250
% change year-on-year +8.74% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% +14.58% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £24.84 £14.60
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -17.22% +12.50% -28.23%

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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 34 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 30.34% 11.64% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 26
Leicester median daily rate £280 £310 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +11.71% -23.45%
10th Percentile £187 £275 £188
90th Percentile £465 £461 £378
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% +14.58% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £24.84 £14.60
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -20.18% +16.67% -33.33%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (54.76%) Windows Server
2 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.95%) DNS
5 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
6 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
7 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (23.81%) PKI
8 20 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (23.81%) LDAP
9 19 (22.62%) Kerberos
9 19 (22.62%) IPsec
9 19 (22.62%) Server Virtualisation
10 18 (21.43%) Migration
10 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.24%) VMware
12 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
13 13 (15.48%) ITIL
13 13 (15.48%) Scrum
13 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
14 12 (14.29%) C#
14 12 (14.29%) .NET
15 11 (13.10%) RESTful
15 11 (13.10%) Node.js
15 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
16 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.90%) Docker

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) Documentum
2 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) DNS
2 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
3 20 (23.81%) LDAP
4 19 (22.62%) IPsec
4 19 (22.62%) Kerberos
5 9 (10.71%) LAN
6 6 (7.14%) DHCP
7 5 (5.95%) Internet
8 4 (4.76%) Firewall
8 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (4.76%) WAN
8 4 (4.76%) Wireless
9 3 (3.57%) Bluetooth
9 3 (3.57%) ZigBee
10 2 (2.38%) Modbus
10 2 (2.38%) NAS
10 2 (2.38%) SAN
11 1 (1.19%) MPLS
11 1 (1.19%) Skype
11 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) CouchDB
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) SQLite
6 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) Clusterpoint
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.38%) Protractor
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
1 5 (5.95%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Data Technician
7 4 (4.76%) EPoS Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) Node.js
2 11 (13.10%) RESTful
3 10 (11.90%) HTML
4 9 (10.71%) CSS
5 7 (8.33%) HTML5
6 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.14%) Aurelia
7 5 (5.95%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.95%) Sass
8 3 (3.57%) QML
8 3 (3.57%) Qt
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Middleware
9 2 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (1.19%) LINQ
10 1 (1.19%) SAML
10 1 (1.19%) Velocity
10 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Data Centre
1 20 (23.81%) PKI
2 6 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) EPoS
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Windows Server
2 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.86%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.52%) Android
7 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.95%) Linux
9 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Server Virtualisation
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Migration
3 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
3 13 (15.48%) ITIL
3 13 (15.48%) Scrum
4 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 7 (8.33%) Typography
6 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.95%) Pair Programming
6 5 (5.95%) TDD
7 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (4.76%) Server Building
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 9 (10.71%) TypeScript
4 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.14%) SQL
6 4 (4.76%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) VBScript
7 3 (3.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) MCSE
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) CCDP
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) GDPR
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) Docker
2 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) HP
4 5 (5.95%) Dell
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) NetApp
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) Siemens
7 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Remedy
8 1 (1.19%) Xamarin