The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.40% 10.99% 14.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.85% 55.56% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate
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£230 £213 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £198 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -53.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.12% 19.78% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Average daily rate £313 £238 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -53.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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 14 July 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 14 July 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 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.78%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 7 (19.44%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) High Availability
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 4 (11.11%) UNIX
12 3 (8.33%) VB
12 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle
12 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (8.33%) Citrix
12 3 (8.33%) Project Management
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (8.33%) VB6

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) DTS
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Author
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) XHTML
2 1 (2.78%) WinForms
2 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) W3C
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (16.67%) High Availability
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Database Security
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) VB6
2 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) CommVault
5 1 (2.78%) Novell
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
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