Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 892 878 857
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 11 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.050% 0.047% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
UK median daily rate £310 £220 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.91% -39.31% +12.40%
10th Percentile £256 £220 £228
90th Percentile £479 £505 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £220 £363
% change year-on-year +40.91% -39.31% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £45.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.89% +114.59% -44.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year +5.56% +114.59% -44.45%

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 21,946 21,441 21,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.92% 20.77% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,633 13,683 13,716
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £163 £170 £193
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,454 1,271 1,293
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £17.50 £16.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +7.63% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.87% +7.39% -3.13%

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 14 December 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 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Top 8 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 14 December 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 +4 11 £310 +40.91% 3
UK excluding London -30 10 £310 +40.91% 2
South East -8 5 £263 +19.32% 1
North of England -9 4 £474 +2.49%
North West - 4 £474 -
East Midlands +9 1 £310 -31.11%
Midlands -18 1 £310 -31.11% 1
London - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Hitachi
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 4 (36.36%) DMZ
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Degree

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) DMZ
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 2000
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) Hitachi
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle