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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.18% 8.33% 15.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 55.56% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £294 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £382 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.65% 15.00% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 16
Average daily rate £346 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £404 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) High Availability
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) UNIX
10 3 (10.34%) WAN
10 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) Servlets
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.45%) SPML
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) High Availability
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Database Security
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Novell
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee