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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.29% 5.88% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 41.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £430 £233 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.94% -45.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.40% 14.12% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
Median daily rate £430 £265 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.26% -37.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +344.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
1 15 (53.57%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) AIX
3 11 (39.29%) Mainframe
4 10 (35.71%) Unix
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.00%) Service Management
8 6 (21.43%) IBM
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
9 5 (17.86%) FileNet
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.86%) E-Discovery
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.71%) zOS
11 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
11 3 (10.71%) Perl
11 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 3 (10.71%) Law
11 3 (10.71%) SDLC
11 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) FileNet
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (53.57%) Banking
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) FileNet Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) AIX
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) zOS
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) Android
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) E-Discovery
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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