Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 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 NT
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 838 851
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 -54
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 22 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.011% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.052% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
UK median daily rate £410 £420 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +67.66% -16.50%
10th Percentile £344 £269 £140
90th Percentile £513 £490 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £420 £293
% change year-on-year -2.38% +43.47% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.97 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.30% -48.22% +78.49%
10th Percentile £14.55 £20.97 £27.38
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.97 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.97 £40.50
% change year-on-year +7.30% -48.22% +78.49%

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 21,033 19,172 23,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.68% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,359 12,135 14,204
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £194
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,291 1,192 1,515
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

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 20 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows NT over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 April 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
England -17 22 £410 -2.38% 5
UK excluding London -15 18 £410 -2.38% 4
South East -16 8 - - 3
North of England -5 7 £410 +2.50%
North West - 7 £410 -
London - 4 £444 - 1
East of England - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT 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 with a requirement for Windows NT.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Unix
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 2000
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) VLAN
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) AIX
6 10 (45.45%) Solaris
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) IIS
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
9 6 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
9 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
9 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) XenApp
9 6 (27.27%) XenServer
9 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
9 6 (27.27%) Veeam
9 6 (27.27%) Kaspersky
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) VLAN
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) DMZ
4 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
5 3 (13.64%) ATM
5 3 (13.64%) CDMA
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) GPRS
5 3 (13.64%) GSM
5 3 (13.64%) ISDN
5 3 (13.64%) PSTN
5 3 (13.64%) UMTS
5 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
5 3 (13.64%) VoWiFi
5 3 (13.64%) WCDMA
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Unix
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 2000
4 11 (50.00%) AIX
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Solaris
5 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (4.55%) MVS
10 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) BitLocker
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) VirtualBox
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
2 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 6 (27.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Acronis
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
3 6 (27.27%) Hitachi
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Kaspersky
3 6 (27.27%) McAfee
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Sophos
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
3 6 (27.27%) Symantec
3 6 (27.27%) Veeam
4 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
5 4 (18.18%) BMC
6 3 (13.64%) Huawei
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Sybase
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus