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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 16.41% 12.89% 17.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.09% 62.26% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 20
Average daily rate £238 £294 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £115 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £12.74 £13.44 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +22.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.96 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%
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
47 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.10% 20.70% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 46
Average daily rate £250 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £126 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £13.99 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 15 £225 -40.00% 4
Harrogate +8 7 £370 +221.73% 3
Northallerton -1 4 - -
Selby - 2 - -
Middlesbrough +4 1 £76 -41.92% 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 52 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 48 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.86%) ITIL
5 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
6 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (28.57%) VMware
8 23 (27.38%) SCCM
9 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
12 16 (19.05%) MS Office
13 15 (17.86%) SQL
14 13 (15.48%) Migration
15 12 (14.29%) SAN
16 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.10%) Office 365
17 9 (10.71%) Security Patching
18 8 (9.52%) DNS
18 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
18 8 (9.52%) IIS
18 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
18 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
19 7 (8.33%) WAN
19 7 (8.33%) Citrix
20 6 (7.14%) LAN
20 6 (7.14%) Internet
20 6 (7.14%) Finance
20 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) SAN
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 7 (8.33%) WAN
4 6 (7.14%) Internet
4 6 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.38%) Firewall
8 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Service Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.95%) IT Support
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.38%) Ajax
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.19%) COM
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) Blog
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Migration
3 9 (10.71%) Security Patching
4 5 (5.95%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) Server Building
5 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.38%) DevOps
7 2 (2.38%) MVC
7 2 (2.38%) Server Patching
8 1 (1.19%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.19%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.19%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.19%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.19%) Information Security
8 1 (1.19%) Password Management
8 1 (1.19%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.19%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.19%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.19%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) C#
2 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.38%) MCDST
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.76%) Xen
5 3 (3.57%) vCloud
6 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.19%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (8.33%) Citrix
4 5 (5.95%) NetApp
5 4 (4.76%) Mitel
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) SAP