Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows NT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows NT over the 6 months to 23 October 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 NT
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 850 851
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 -72
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 15 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.033% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
UK median daily rate £220 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.48% -28.13% +31.15%
10th Percentile £209 £181 £273
90th Percentile £490 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £263 £383
% change year-on-year -16.19% -31.37% +29.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £20.97 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.54% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.97 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +7.54% -20.41%

Windows NT is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20868 23157 24534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 21.97% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13194 14561 14458
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1284 1938
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +5.10%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +3.23%

Windows NT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows NT over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows NT within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK excluding London +21 15 £220 -16.19%
England -3 15 £220 -23.48%
South East -8 8 £220 +17.33%
North of England +67 6 £463 +68.18%
Yorkshire +28 6 £463 -
Midlands +30 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows NT.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) Internet
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Security
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (33.33%) VoWiFi
6 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
6 5 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (33.33%) Huawei
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 5 (33.33%) Sybase
6 5 (33.33%) ATM
6 5 (33.33%) CDMA
6 5 (33.33%) GPRS
6 5 (33.33%) GSM
6 5 (33.33%) ISDN
6 5 (33.33%) PSTN
6 5 (33.33%) 3GPP

Windows NT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 5 (33.33%) ATM
3 5 (33.33%) CDMA
3 5 (33.33%) GPRS
3 5 (33.33%) GSM
3 5 (33.33%) ISDN
3 5 (33.33%) PSTN
3 5 (33.33%) UMTS
3 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 5 (33.33%) VoWiFi
3 5 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (13.33%) MVS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Security
1 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Server Building
6 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (13.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 5 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Varonis
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel