The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.46% 10.53% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 62.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £440 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +1.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.94% 16.84% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £440 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £276 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Tandem
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) zOS
3 3 (60.00%) JCL
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) B2B
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (60.00%) ISPF
3 3 (60.00%) Axway
3 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) z/OS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ISPF
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) Tandem
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) B2B
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Axway
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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