The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.98% 9.82% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.79% 54.32% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 8
Median daily rate £344 £600 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.70% +92.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £370 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £650 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -0.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £19.50 £40.78
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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 81 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.74% 18.08% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 46
Median daily rate £375 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -24.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.00 £50.00
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Nottingham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Nottingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Nottingham

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
4 17 (25.00%) DevOps
5 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
6 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.65%) IIS
7 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (17.65%) VMware
7 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.18%) .NET
8 11 (16.18%) SCCM
9 10 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (14.71%) SQL
9 10 (14.71%) Linux
9 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.71%) Migration
10 9 (13.24%) Oracle
10 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
10 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
10 9 (13.24%) Docker
10 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (11.76%) Android
11 8 (11.76%) TeamCity
11 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 8 (11.76%) Jenkins

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (17.65%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
4 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.41%) nginx
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Office 365
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) DHCP
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.94%) Skype
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.47%) FTP
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) SSH
6 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) MS Access
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.35%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) NUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
5 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.94%) Burp Suite
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) Administrator
3 6 (8.82%) Architect
3 6 (8.82%) Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) DBA
5 4 (5.88%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
7 2 (2.94%) Customer Service Advisor
7 2 (2.94%) Developer in Test
7 2 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) Velocity
4 2 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.47%) JSP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
2 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.76%) Android
5 8 (11.76%) Unix
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (5.88%) Solaris
9 4 (5.88%) VMS
10 3 (4.41%) AIX
10 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) DevOps
2 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Scrum
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Microservices
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) Coaching
8 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
8 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) Security Testing
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) Tcl
6 1 (1.47%) F#
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Docker
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.18%) SCCM
3 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
4 8 (11.76%) Terraform
5 4 (5.88%) Consul
5 4 (5.88%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (4.41%) WSUS
7 2 (2.94%) SCOM
8 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.47%) OpenView
8 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.47%) Puppet
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) Citrix
5 4 (5.88%) Percona
5 4 (5.88%) Sun
6 3 (4.41%) F5
6 3 (4.41%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) Qualys
6 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) Black Duck
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) EMC
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) Polycom
7 2 (2.94%) Veracode
8 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
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