The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.96% 12.44% 8.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 65.79% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £153 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £317 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +23.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 North Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.86% 18.91% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 16
Average daily rate £310 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
York +4 19 £350 +102.89% 6
Skipton - 11 - - 3
Harrogate +1 9 £350 - 7
Selby +1 1 £300 +33.33%
Middlesbrough 0 1 - -
Northallerton - 1 £325 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North 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 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.16%) VMware
4 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (28.95%) Windows XP
6 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
7 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (22.37%) ITIL
10 16 (21.05%) MS Office
11 15 (19.74%) LAN
11 15 (19.74%) WAN
12 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
13 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (14.47%) SAN
15 10 (13.16%) Citrix
15 10 (13.16%) SQL
16 9 (11.84%) .NET
16 9 (11.84%) Linux
16 9 (11.84%) HP
17 8 (10.53%) DevOps
18 7 (9.21%) XenServer
18 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
18 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
18 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
18 7 (9.21%) IIS
19 6 (7.89%) Oracle
19 6 (7.89%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North 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 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.21%) IIS
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Lync
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) LAN
1 15 (19.74%) WAN
2 11 (14.47%) SAN
3 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.26%) Wireless
4 4 (5.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
5 3 (3.95%) VoIP
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (2.63%) Firewall
6 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.32%) SSL
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) MPLS
7 1 (1.32%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
General
1 4 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Military
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 16 (21.05%) IT Support
2 15 (19.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Desktop Support
4 13 (17.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) LAMP
3 1 (1.32%) WinForms
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) NHS
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (28.95%) Windows XP
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.84%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) UNIX
6 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) DevOps
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Migration
5 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.63%) SOA
6 2 (2.63%) ArchiMate
6 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (1.32%) Service Management
7 1 (1.32%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.32%) UML
7 1 (1.32%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) MCP
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) XenServer
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
5 6 (7.89%) Apple
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) Meraki
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 2 (2.63%) F5
8 2 (2.63%) Splunk
8 2 (2.63%) Trustwave
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (2.63%) AppSense
8 2 (2.63%) Altiris
9 1 (1.32%) Northgate
9 1 (1.32%) Civica
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