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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.62% 10.53% 10.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.94% 60.00% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £244 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £429 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £12.75 £14.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -10.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
47 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.67% 17.54% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 6
Average daily rate £375 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.75 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 December 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 December 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 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) HP
9 6 (18.18%) IIS
9 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) vSphere
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) DMZ
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (9.09%) High Availability
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
12 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (9.09%) Infor
12 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (9.09%) Exstream

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 3 (9.09%) TeamSite
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.09%) Exstream
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DMZ
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) SPML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Symfony
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (3.03%) Servlets
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Migration
1 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) People Management
4 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.03%) MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) BeanShell
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Infor
5 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Novell
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Sybase
7 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Siemens
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Sage
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
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