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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.43% 12.11% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 71.88% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Average daily rate
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£263 £219 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £179 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £371 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
32 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.39% 16.84% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 20
Average daily rate £338 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £390 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +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 £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
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 11g
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) DTS
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Database Security
5 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Novell
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
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