The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.79% 11.89% 13.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.11% 52.94% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £344 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £417 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.72 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +59.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Windows
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.88% 22.47% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 19
Average daily rate £340 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.72 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +59.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 31 (49.21%) VMware
1 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
2 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
5 16 (25.40%) SQL
6 15 (23.81%) IIS
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.05%) Migration
9 12 (19.05%) ITIL
10 11 (17.46%) MS Office
11 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (12.70%) LAN
13 8 (12.70%) WAN
13 8 (12.70%) .NET
13 8 (12.70%) C#
13 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.70%) VMware Server
14 7 (11.11%) SCCM
14 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
14 7 (11.11%) NHS
15 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (9.52%) SCOM
16 5 (7.94%) Puppet
16 5 (7.94%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.81%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Node.js
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) LAN
1 8 (12.70%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Developer
2 7 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Deskside Support
4 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Server Migration Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 3 (4.76%) Ember.js
2 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.76%) JAXB
2 3 (4.76%) JAX-RS
2 3 (4.76%) JPA
2 3 (4.76%) JSF
2 3 (4.76%) LESS
2 3 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.76%) React
2 3 (4.76%) RESTful
2 3 (4.76%) Spring
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.94%) Unix
7 4 (6.35%) Android
7 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.76%) Linux
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
1 12 (19.05%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps
5 4 (6.35%) Android Development
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.76%) Email Filtering
6 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) TDD
6 3 (4.76%) Web Filtering
7 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.76%) C
6 3 (4.76%) ECMAScript
6 3 (4.76%) ES6
6 3 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) Delphi
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.17%) MCITP
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCOM
3 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) Borland
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.59%) Qualys
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