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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.35% 15.56% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 67.74% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £357 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -16.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £10.70 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £11.90 £127.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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
36 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 15.72% 22.96% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 15
Average daily rate £325 £293 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £11.65 £79.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) Finance
7 12 (21.05%) ITIL
7 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (17.54%) SCCM
9 10 (17.54%) HP
10 9 (15.79%) Citrix
10 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) .NET
11 7 (12.28%) SAN
12 6 (10.53%) Service Management
12 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Remedy
12 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.53%) IIS
12 6 (10.53%) MS Office
12 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (10.53%) IIS
1 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Tuxedo
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.26%) Exstream
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.51%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 4 (7.02%) Broadband
3 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 4 (7.02%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) DBA
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (8.77%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.51%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.51%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.51%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.75%) Symfony
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) CSS3
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
2 6 (10.53%) Service Management
3 5 (8.77%) Usability Testing
3 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
3 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.77%) DevOps
3 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 3 (5.26%) Server Building
4 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.26%) SOA
4 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.26%) High Availability
4 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) vCloud
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.26%) TeamSite
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) HP
4 9 (15.79%) Citrix
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle
6 6 (10.53%) Remedy
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 5 (8.77%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.02%) LANDesk
8 4 (7.02%) Adobe
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
9 3 (5.26%) Dell
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.26%) Infor
10 2 (3.51%) SAP
10 2 (3.51%) EMC
10 2 (3.51%) Lotus
11 1 (1.75%) Apple
11 1 (1.75%) Wyse
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