The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 26.67% - 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £220 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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 Huddersfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 33.33% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £235 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.56%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.56%) Ninject
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.56%) Replication
8 1 (5.56%) Clustering
8 1 (5.56%) Huawei

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Wintel Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Caliburn.Micro
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Ninject
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle