The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.63% 13.49% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.36% 74.36% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Median daily rate £370 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £313 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £20.97 £12.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% +26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
22 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.57% 18.14% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 16
Median daily rate £365 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (41.03%) DevOps
4 14 (35.90%) IIS
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (30.77%) Puppet
6 12 (30.77%) Docker
7 11 (28.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (28.21%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
8 10 (25.64%) ITIL
9 9 (23.08%) Web Services
9 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (17.95%) Splunk
11 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
11 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (17.95%) MS Office
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 14 (35.90%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.13%) Skype
2 2 (5.13%) SMTP
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 2 (5.13%) Telnet
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
3 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.56%) MSI
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) French Language
2 1 (2.56%) German Language
2 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) Ember.js
2 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.13%) JPA
2 2 (5.13%) LESS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.13%) React
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Android
6 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.13%) Windows NT
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Unix
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) High Availability
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) ECMAScript
2 2 (5.13%) ES6
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCDP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Docker
3 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (30.77%) Puppet
3 7 (17.95%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) Ansible
4 3 (7.69%) Salt
4 3 (7.69%) SCCM
5 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Splunk
5 4 (10.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.13%) Brocade
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Genesys
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Verint
7 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas