The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 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 Huddersfield 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 11.11% 20.69% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £90 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.13 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 11.11% 24.14% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £90 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £10.13 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Windows
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware