Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 107 100 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.31% 11.74% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.53% 49.75% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 72 43
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £340 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.29% +45.83%
10th Percentile £174 £159 £238
90th Percentile £530 £500 £660
East Midlands median daily rate £345 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% -20.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.30 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -21.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £16.05 £15.63 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +11.69% +5.19% +1.89%

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 186 201 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 23.13% 23.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 129 97
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £210 £199 £289
90th Percentile £538 £500 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.39% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -23.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £10.60 £9.90 £13.10
90th Percentile £46.50 £15.00 £22.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +1 89 £400 +17.65% 32
Worksop - 3 - -
Mansfield - 2 £400 - 3
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 44 (41.12%) Windows Server
2 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) Active Directory
3 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
5 26 (24.30%) Office 365
6 21 (19.63%) Windows 10
6 21 (19.63%) SCCM
7 20 (18.69%) Firewall
7 20 (18.69%) Docker
8 19 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (15.89%) SQL
10 16 (14.95%) Oracle
10 16 (14.95%) ITIL
10 16 (14.95%) Hyper-V
10 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
11 15 (14.02%) VMware
11 15 (14.02%) DevOps
11 15 (14.02%) Bash Shell
12 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
12 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.08%) Migration
13 13 (12.15%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.15%) CentOS
13 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
13 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.21%) Open Source

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 12 (11.21%) Apache
1 12 (11.21%) nginx
2 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Demantra
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.93%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.30%) Office 365
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 12 (11.21%) SAN
3 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.67%) VPN
4 5 (4.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.74%) FTP
5 4 (3.74%) WAN
6 3 (2.80%) Internet
6 3 (2.80%) LAN
6 3 (2.80%) Skype
6 3 (2.80%) VoIP
6 3 (2.80%) Wireless
7 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.87%) VLAN
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (8.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (8.41%) QlikView
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.41%) SQLPlus
4 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.61%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (3.74%) Essbase
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.87%) MySQL
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.61%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.80%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Subversion
5 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) NUnit
6 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) FishEye
7 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.93%) Qt Creator
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.93%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.93%) Toad
7 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
1 7 (6.54%) Retail
2 3 (2.80%) Games
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (12.15%) Administrator
2 12 (11.21%) Analyst
2 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 8 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) HTML
2 10 (9.35%) XML
3 9 (8.41%) CSS
4 8 (7.48%) .NET
5 7 (6.54%) Web Services
6 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Streams
8 3 (2.80%) LDAP
9 1 (0.93%) Ajax
9 1 (0.93%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.93%) jQuery
9 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.93%) Lucene
9 1 (0.93%) Ninject
9 1 (0.93%) Qt
9 1 (0.93%) SAML
9 1 (0.93%) WinForms
9 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.12%) Windows Server
2 32 (29.91%) Linux
3 21 (19.63%) Windows 10
4 13 (12.15%) CentOS
4 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.21%) Ubuntu
5 12 (11.21%) Unix
6 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.74%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (14.95%) ITIL
3 15 (14.02%) DevOps
4 14 (13.08%) Migration
5 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.15%) Configuration Management
6 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (11.21%) Open Source
7 11 (10.28%) Change Management
8 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.61%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (5.61%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (5.61%) Prototyping
12 5 (4.67%) Line Management
12 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.67%) TDD
12 5 (4.67%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.89%) SQL
3 15 (14.02%) Bash Shell
4 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.61%) C#
7 5 (4.67%) Python
8 4 (3.74%) Java
9 3 (2.80%) Perl
9 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
10 1 (0.93%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) MCSE
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) CISA
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) CISM
3 2 (1.87%) CISSP
3 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) TickIT
2 2 (1.87%) COBIT
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (29.91%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.69%) Docker
3 16 (14.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.35%) LXC
5 9 (8.41%) vSphere
6 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.93%) NFS
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) SCCM
2 13 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.48%) Ansible
3 8 (7.48%) Puppet
4 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.80%) Nessus
5 3 (2.80%) Rancher
5 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.87%) Control-M
6 2 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.87%) SCOM
6 2 (1.87%) Terraform
6 2 (1.87%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle
3 15 (14.02%) VMware
4 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.35%) Citrix
6 9 (8.41%) Cisco
7 6 (5.61%) Veeam
8 5 (4.67%) HP
9 4 (3.74%) Hyperion
9 4 (3.74%) McAfee
10 3 (2.80%) Apple
10 3 (2.80%) Google
10 3 (2.80%) Splunk
11 2 (1.87%) CommVault
11 2 (1.87%) Dell
11 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.87%) Mitel
11 2 (1.87%) Red Box
11 2 (1.87%) SAP
12 1 (0.93%) Micro Focus