Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 36 15
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 114 40 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.90% 5.24% 9.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.16% 37.74% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 23
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £340 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +30.77% -18.11%
10th Percentile £196 £313 £155
90th Percentile £564 £518 £495
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £340 £275
% change year-on-year +10.29% +23.64% -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 26
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £12.28 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.20% +0.20% -5.77%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £16.66 £18.79 £16.25
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.64 £12.50
% change year-on-year +28.89% -6.90% -3.85%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 106 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 22.17% 13.89% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 57 66
Nottingham median daily rate £420 £425 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +51.11% -13.46%
10th Percentile £232 £313 £195
90th Percentile £560 £494 £475
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £280
% change year-on-year -5.88% +51.79% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 28
Nottingham median hourly rate £15.00 £12.28 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.20% -1.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.00 £9.55
90th Percentile £23.34 £18.79 £19.28
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.64 £12.50
% change year-on-year +28.89% -6.90% -3.85%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Nottingham over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 45 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 43 (37.72%) Active Directory
3 41 (35.96%) DevOps
4 37 (32.46%) VMware
5 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
6 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 28 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (23.68%) Degree
8 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
10 24 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
12 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (18.42%) ITIL
13 21 (18.42%) Configuration Management
14 20 (17.54%) Citrix
14 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
15 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.67%) Information Security
16 18 (15.79%) Risk Management
16 18 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 18 (15.79%) SAN
16 18 (15.79%) HIPAA
17 17 (14.91%) SCCM
17 17 (14.91%) Actionable Recommendations
18 16 (14.04%) Life Science
19 14 (12.28%) SQL

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 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 2 (1.75%) JBoss
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.02%) PaaS
3 7 (6.14%) Office 365
4 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.51%) IaaS
6 4 (3.51%) SaaS
7 2 (1.75%) GitHub
8 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) SAN
2 12 (10.53%) NAS
3 10 (8.77%) Firewall
4 6 (5.26%) DNS
4 6 (5.26%) LAN
4 6 (5.26%) WAN
5 5 (4.39%) DHCP
5 5 (4.39%) Internet
5 5 (4.39%) VLAN
6 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (1.75%) ADSL
7 2 (1.75%) Broadband
7 2 (1.75%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.75%) DB2
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (7.89%) Subversion
2 9 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.39%) Burp Suite
5 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.63%) FishEye
5 3 (2.63%) Qt Creator
5 3 (2.63%) Xcode
6 2 (1.75%) NuGet
7 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.88%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Architect
2 19 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 15 (13.16%) Senior Architect
4 13 (11.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.02%) Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Storage Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Wintel Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.39%) jQuery
4 4 (3.51%) .NET Core
4 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.63%) Cocoa
5 3 (2.63%) iOS SDK
5 3 (2.63%) Qt
5 3 (2.63%) Web Services
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 2 (1.75%) J2EE
6 2 (1.75%) JSP
6 2 (1.75%) LDAP
6 2 (1.75%) Middleware
6 2 (1.75%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.88%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.88%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Life Science
3 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.89%) Replication
5 7 (6.14%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (6.14%) EMC VNX
5 7 (6.14%) HP Storage
6 5 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.51%) NHS
7 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 14 (12.28%) Unix
6 14 (12.28%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.51%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.63%) CentOS
9 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.75%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) DevOps
2 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 21 (18.42%) ITIL
4 19 (16.67%) Information Security
5 18 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (7.02%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.39%) Build Automation
10 5 (4.39%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (4.39%) Microservices
10 5 (4.39%) Software Delivery
11 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.51%) Server Patching
12 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.28%) SQL
3 9 (7.89%) C#
4 6 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (4.39%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) C++
6 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) CCNA
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.39%) MCSA
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.75%) CCNP
5 2 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) HIPAA
1 18 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (14.91%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (4.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (37.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.53%) Docker
4 12 (10.53%) vSphere
5 5 (4.39%) XenApp
6 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) SCCM
2 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.14%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 5 (4.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.63%) Puppet
6 3 (2.63%) SCOM
7 2 (1.75%) Ansible
7 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.88%) Packer
8 1 (0.88%) Terraform
8 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (32.46%) VMware
2 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.54%) Citrix
4 10 (8.77%) Oracle
5 9 (7.89%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.14%) EMC
7 5 (4.39%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.39%) Black Duck
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco
7 5 (4.39%) Qualys
7 5 (4.39%) Veracode
8 4 (3.51%) IBM
9 3 (2.63%) Apple
10 2 (1.75%) Aveksa
10 2 (1.75%) BeyondTrust
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.75%) Splunk
11 1 (0.88%) QNAP