Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 June 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 110 85 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.61% 10.63% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.69% 51.52% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 41
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +49.57%
10th Percentile £194 £176 £225
90th Percentile £526 £522 £663
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.25 £10.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -25.86% +9.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £16.72 £13.38 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +23.24% -2.07% +7.41%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 217 165 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 24.89% 20.63% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 92 90
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.46% +15.79%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £256
90th Percentile £525 £516 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 20
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £10.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.23% -25.86% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.80 £8.95
90th Percentile £46.13 £13.30 £47.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.10 £14.50
% change year-on-year +24.11% -2.76% +7.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Nottinghamshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +3 95 £400 +15.94% 39
Worksop - 3 - - 1
Mansfield - 2 £400 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (39.09%) Windows Server
2 32 (29.09%) Linux
3 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
4 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.45%) PowerShell
6 25 (22.73%) ITIL
7 22 (20.00%) Office 365
8 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (19.09%) Windows 10
8 21 (19.09%) SCCM
9 19 (17.27%) SQL
9 19 (17.27%) Docker
9 19 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (16.36%) Oracle
11 17 (15.45%) Firewall
11 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.55%) DevOps
12 16 (14.55%) VMware
13 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 15 (13.64%) CentOS
13 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
13 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
14 14 (12.73%) Migration
14 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.82%) Citrix
15 13 (11.82%) Apache
15 13 (11.82%) Unix
15 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.82%) MongoDB

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 13 (11.82%) Apache
2 12 (10.91%) nginx
3 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.91%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Demantra
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.91%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) Office 365
2 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.64%) PaaS
5 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) Firewall
2 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.18%) SAN
4 5 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.64%) FTP
6 3 (2.73%) Internet
6 3 (2.73%) Skype
6 3 (2.73%) Wireless
7 2 (1.82%) DNS
7 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.82%) VPN
7 2 (1.82%) WAN
8 1 (0.91%) ADSL
8 1 (0.91%) Broadband
8 1 (0.91%) DHCP
8 1 (0.91%) LAN
8 1 (0.91%) PBX
8 1 (0.91%) SMS
8 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (8.18%) QlikView
4 9 (8.18%) SQLPlus
5 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.64%) Essbase
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 4 (3.64%) Qt Creator
3 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.64%) Xcode
4 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.73%) FishEye
4 3 (2.73%) Subversion
4 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.91%) Maven
6 1 (0.91%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.91%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.91%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 7 (6.36%) Retail
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (12.73%) Administrator
2 11 (10.00%) Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (9.09%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 8 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) HTML
2 10 (9.09%) CSS
3 9 (8.18%) .NET
3 9 (8.18%) XML
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
5 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.64%) Cocoa
6 4 (3.64%) iOS SDK
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (3.64%) Qt
7 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.82%) J2EE
7 2 (1.82%) JSP
7 2 (1.82%) LDAP
7 2 (1.82%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.82%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.91%) EJB
8 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Windows Server
2 32 (29.09%) Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Windows 10
4 15 (13.64%) CentOS
4 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.82%) Unix
6 12 (10.91%) Ubuntu
6 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.36%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) ITIL
2 19 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (14.55%) DevOps
4 14 (12.73%) Migration
5 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.91%) Open Source
7 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.09%) Change Management
7 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Prototyping
10 6 (5.45%) TDD
11 5 (4.55%) Application Packaging
11 5 (4.55%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.64%) ETL
12 4 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.27%) SQL
3 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.55%) C#
6 5 (4.55%) Java
6 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) C++
7 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.64%) Python
8 3 (2.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VB
9 1 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.91%) VBScript
9 1 (0.91%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) MCSE
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.82%) CISA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) CISM
4 2 (1.82%) CISSP
4 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) CCNP
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCITP
5 1 (0.91%) MCP
5 1 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
1 5 (4.55%) TickIT
2 2 (1.82%) COBIT
2 2 (1.82%) GDPR
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.27%) Docker
3 15 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.09%) LXC
5 8 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (6.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.91%) NFS
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.91%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (19.09%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.55%) Ansible
3 5 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.64%) Puppet
5 3 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.73%) Nessus
5 3 (2.73%) Rancher
5 3 (2.73%) SCOM
6 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.82%) Control-M
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.82%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle
3 16 (14.55%) VMware
4 13 (11.82%) Citrix
5 12 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco
7 4 (3.64%) Apple
7 4 (3.64%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.64%) McAfee
7 4 (3.64%) Veeam
8 3 (2.73%) Google
9 2 (1.82%) Aveksa
9 2 (1.82%) BeyondTrust
9 2 (1.82%) CommVault
9 2 (1.82%) IBM
9 2 (1.82%) Splunk
10 1 (0.91%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (0.91%) F5
10 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow