Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 852 863
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 30 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
UK median daily rate £355 £220 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.36% -23.48% -24.84%
10th Percentile £256 £209 £181
90th Percentile £499 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £220 £263
% change year-on-year +32.95% -16.19% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
UK median hourly rate £22.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £14.90 - £21.25
90th Percentile £51.25 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £22.50

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 21,300 20,431 23,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 20.80% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,191 12,830 14,770
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £183 £206
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,526 1,204 1,266
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +0.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.54% +1.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows NT in the UK

Windows NT
Top 9 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 25 September 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 -8 29 £355 +61.36% 4
UK excluding London -12 27 £293 +32.95% 3
North of England -5 14 £445 -3.78%
North West - 14 £445 -
South East -26 9 £263 +19.32% 3
East of England - 3 - -
London - 2 £500 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £310 -31.11%
Midlands -18 1 £310 -31.11%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) VLAN
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (50.00%) Unix
4 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
6 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (40.00%) AIX
6 12 (40.00%) Solaris
6 12 (40.00%) Linux
6 12 (40.00%) SAN
7 11 (36.67%) IIS
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) IBM
8 10 (33.33%) EMC
8 10 (33.33%) Sun
8 10 (33.33%) Hitachi
8 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 10 (33.33%) DMZ
9 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto

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 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
1 17 (56.67%) VLAN
2 13 (43.33%) DNS
3 12 (40.00%) SAN
4 10 (33.33%) DMZ
5 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) NAS
8 1 (3.33%) Broadband
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (50.00%) Unix
4 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000
5 12 (40.00%) AIX
5 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 12 (40.00%) Solaris
5 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disk Encryption
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
4 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.00%) Server Management
5 2 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Server Hardening
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) BitLocker
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (23.33%) VirtualBox
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) XenApp
2 7 (23.33%) XenDesktop
2 7 (23.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) EMC
1 10 (33.33%) Hitachi
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
1 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 10 (33.33%) Sun
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Acronis
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) ESET
3 7 (23.33%) Kaspersky
3 7 (23.33%) McAfee
3 7 (23.33%) Sophos
3 7 (23.33%) Symantec
3 7 (23.33%) Veeam
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
4 2 (6.67%) Intel
4 2 (6.67%) Lotus
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft