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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 8.26% 6.34% 12.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.00% 29.81% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 11
Median daily rate £345 £268 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.97% -6.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £375 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% -14.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

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 50 104 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 14.25% 21.27% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 44
Median daily rate £350 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (27.45%) Firewall
4 14 (27.45%) ITIL
5 13 (25.49%) Unix
6 12 (23.53%) Linux
6 12 (23.53%) Java
7 11 (21.57%) J2EE
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle
7 11 (21.57%) SCCM
7 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (19.61%) SQL
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 9 (17.65%) Android
9 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (15.69%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) IIS
10 8 (15.69%) Sun
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco
10 8 (15.69%) Migration
10 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
10 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
11 7 (13.73%) Project Management
11 7 (13.73%) NetApp
11 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP

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 8 (15.69%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) iPlanet
2 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.80%) JBoss
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.92%) nginx
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.96%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) BIG-IP
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) LDAP
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 2 (3.92%) FTP
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) NAS
6 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.92%) SSH
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) Skype
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) NUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.96%) GitLab
6 1 (1.96%) Hudson
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Xcode
6 1 (1.96%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Publishing
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 5 (9.80%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Developer in Test
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum Master
5 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) J2EE
2 8 (15.69%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) JSP
4 3 (5.88%) WCF
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (3.92%) Velocity
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) LAMP
6 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.88%) HP Storage
3 3 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (25.49%) Unix
3 12 (23.53%) Linux
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
5 9 (17.65%) Android
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.76%) AIX
7 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (11.76%) Solaris
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) CentOS
10 1 (1.96%) Gentoo
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma
5 5 (9.80%) Coaching
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.80%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) IT Strategy
6 4 (7.84%) QMS
6 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) MCP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.96%) Mesos
6 1 (1.96%) Rancher
6 1 (1.96%) rkt
6 1 (1.96%) Salt
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) Terraform
6 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) Sun
5 7 (13.73%) NetApp
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.76%) BEA
6 6 (11.76%) F5
7 5 (9.80%) HP
8 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) Symantec
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (5.88%) Qualys
9 3 (5.88%) Xamarin
10 2 (3.92%) BMC
10 2 (3.92%) Cognos
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Veritas
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