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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 14.12% 15.20% 14.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 57.58% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +272.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £108 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £30.15 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
60 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.53% 26.40% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 6
Average daily rate £300 £400 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +300.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £401 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £31.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -3 8 £375 -6.25% 7
Harrogate -1 5 £115 -32.35% 12
Middlesbrough -6 4 £132 -
Skipton -1 1 - - 2
Scarborough - - - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
4 30 (37.97%) VMware
5 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
7 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
8 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (15.19%) ITIL
11 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
11 11 (13.92%) Migration
11 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
12 10 (12.66%) .NET
12 10 (12.66%) SAN
13 9 (11.39%) HP
13 9 (11.39%) Linux
13 9 (11.39%) vSphere
13 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (10.13%) SCCM
14 8 (10.13%) Oracle
14 8 (10.13%) MS Office
14 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
14 8 (10.13%) Terminal Services
15 7 (8.86%) Cisco
15 7 (8.86%) SOA
15 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
16 6 (7.59%) Clustering
16 6 (7.59%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Apache
6 2 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.53%) Lync
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
2 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) SAN
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.33%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) VLAN
5 2 (2.53%) MGCP
5 2 (2.53%) H.323
5 2 (2.53%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.53%) PBX
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Intranet
6 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Local Government
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (11.39%) Support Technician
2 7 (8.86%) Analyst
2 7 (8.86%) Wintel Support
3 6 (7.59%) Server Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Tester
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Server Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) IT Support
5 4 (5.06%) IT Technician
6 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (6.33%) Middleware
4 4 (5.06%) X-Windows
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) Web Services
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) JSP
7 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.39%) Linux
6 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.80%) Android
8 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) SOA
4 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.80%) TDD
5 3 (3.80%) Android Development
5 3 (3.80%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (2.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.53%) High Availability
6 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.53%) Project Management
6 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.27%) Change Management
7 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.27%) MVC
7 1 (1.27%) UML
7 1 (1.27%) OOP
7 1 (1.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) VB
2 3 (3.80%) C#
2 3 (3.80%) Java
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.39%) vSphere
5 8 (10.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.27%) Varnish
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.27%) Corosync
8 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.97%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Altiris
7 3 (3.80%) Mitel
7 3 (3.80%) NetApp
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.80%) Apple
8 2 (2.53%) Sophos
8 2 (2.53%) Dell
8 2 (2.53%) Polycom
8 2 (2.53%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.53%) F5
8 2 (2.53%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) Qualys
9 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.27%) Percona
9 1 (1.27%) Trustwave
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