The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 25.00% 41.18% 30.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 87.50% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£240 £425 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +75.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
Windows
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 East Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
East Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 30.00% 47.06% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £240 £363 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +229.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the East Yorkshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East Yorkshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in East Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in East Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull -1 9 £240 -43.52% 11
Goole - - - - 1
Hessle - - - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
1 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) EMC
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Juniper
8 2 (8.70%) Apple
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Intranet
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) SLA
8 2 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
1 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 1 (4.35%) Release Management
2 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) ISMS
2 1 (4.35%) Use Case
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Line Management
2 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
2 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
2 1 (4.35%) V-Model
2 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
2 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Service Management
2 1 (4.35%) Information Security
2 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
2 1 (4.35%) Security Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Meru Networks
4 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.35%) Draytek
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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