Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 29 11
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 127 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.17% 6.14% 9.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.91% 38.46% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 26 29
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £360 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +33.75% -3.23%
10th Percentile £140 £250 £155
90th Percentile £560 £625 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £310 £293
% change year-on-year -3.23% +5.98% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 31
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £20.50 £20.57 £19.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year +5.19% +10.20% -5.77%

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 212 156 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 21.99% 15.97% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 84 87
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% +5.88%
10th Percentile £195 £313 £214
90th Percentile £560 £518 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £330 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 35
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.05 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £20.57 £29.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 +24 112 £360 -10.28% 22
Mansfield +5 2 £98 - 2
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 51 (40.16%) Linux
2 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
3 37 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (28.35%) DevOps
5 35 (27.56%) VMware
6 29 (22.83%) Windows Server
7 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
7 28 (22.05%) SAN
8 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (18.90%) Degree
10 23 (18.11%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (17.32%) Computer Science
12 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
12 21 (16.54%) Configuration Management
13 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
13 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (14.96%) Information Security
14 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
14 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
15 18 (14.17%) HP
15 18 (14.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 18 (14.17%) Risk Management
15 18 (14.17%) HIPAA
16 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (13.39%) Citrix
16 17 (13.39%) SQL
16 17 (13.39%) Actionable Recommendations
17 16 (12.60%) .NET
17 16 (12.60%) Unix

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 10 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.36%) JBoss
4 3 (2.36%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.57%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.45%) Office 365
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.94%) PaaS
5 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.15%) IaaS
5 4 (3.15%) SaaS
6 2 (1.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) SAN
2 14 (11.02%) NAS
3 9 (7.09%) Firewall
4 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.51%) WAN
6 6 (4.72%) LAN
6 6 (4.72%) VLAN
7 5 (3.94%) DNS
8 4 (3.15%) DHCP
8 4 (3.15%) Internet
9 3 (2.36%) VPN
10 2 (1.57%) Converged Networks
10 2 (1.57%) Network Security
10 2 (1.57%) Skype
10 2 (1.57%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.79%) FCoE
11 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) MySQL
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.57%) DB2
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.79%) MS Access
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.09%) TeamCity
2 8 (6.30%) Subversion
3 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.15%) Burp Suite
5 3 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.36%) Selenium
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) NuGet
6 2 (1.57%) NUnit
6 2 (1.57%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.57%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.79%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Banking
2 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Architect
2 19 (14.96%) Azure Architect
3 16 (12.60%) Senior Architect
4 11 (8.66%) Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Administrator
7 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) DBA
10 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Technician
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.15%) Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) MySQL DBA
11 4 (3.15%) Storage Specialist
11 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.94%) HTML
2 5 (3.94%) jQuery
3 4 (3.15%) .NET Core
3 4 (3.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (3.15%) Middleware
4 3 (2.36%) CSS
4 3 (2.36%) CSS3
4 3 (2.36%) HTML5
4 3 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.36%) Node.js
4 3 (2.36%) Web Services
5 2 (1.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.57%) WCF
5 2 (1.57%) WinForms
5 2 (1.57%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.24%) Life Science
3 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.09%) Replication
5 8 (6.30%) HP Storage
6 7 (5.51%) EMC VMAX
6 7 (5.51%) EMC VNX
7 6 (4.72%) Clustering
8 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.36%) NHS
10 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.16%) Linux
2 29 (22.83%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.60%) Unix
7 14 (11.02%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.30%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.94%) AIX
9 5 (3.94%) Android
10 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.15%) Solaris
11 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.79%) HPUX
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.79%) SUSE
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) DevOps
2 21 (16.54%) Configuration Management
3 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.96%) Information Security
5 18 (14.17%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.66%) ITIL
7 11 (8.66%) Migration
8 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.51%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (5.51%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.72%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.94%) Microservices
11 5 (3.94%) Project Management
12 4 (3.15%) Build Automation
12 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (3.15%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (3.15%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.15%) Scrum
12 4 (3.15%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.39%) SQL
3 15 (11.81%) C#
4 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.94%) Python
5 2 (1.57%) C
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) Ruby
5 2 (1.57%) Tcl
6 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.79%) C-shell
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) Korn
6 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Degree
2 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) CCNA
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.94%) MCSA
6 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.57%) CCNP
7 2 (1.57%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) HIPAA
1 18 (14.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (13.39%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (3.15%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.11%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (8.66%) vSphere
6 9 (7.09%) Docker
7 4 (3.15%) XenApp
8 2 (1.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.79%) KVM
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.79%) Samba
9 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) SCCM
2 11 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.51%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (4.72%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.15%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.36%) Puppet
6 3 (2.36%) SCOM
6 3 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.57%) Ansible
7 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.79%) OpenView
8 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.79%) Packer
8 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (27.56%) VMware
2 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.17%) HP
4 17 (13.39%) Citrix
5 11 (8.66%) 3PAR
6 8 (6.30%) Cisco
7 7 (5.51%) EMC
7 7 (5.51%) NetApp
7 7 (5.51%) Oracle
8 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.15%) Black Duck
8 4 (3.15%) Percona
8 4 (3.15%) Qualys
8 4 (3.15%) Veracode
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.57%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.57%) IBM
10 2 (1.57%) Splunk
10 2 (1.57%) Sun
10 2 (1.57%) Xamarin