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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.42% 19.68% 12.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.05% 56.06% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £167 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £387 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.27 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
59 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.58% 35.11% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £183 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £21.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 July 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 29 July 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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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 -1 25 £325 +75.67% 5
Skipton - 12 - - 4
Harrogate +8 9 £350 - 4
Selby 0 1 £300 +33.33%
Middlesbrough -5 1 - - 2
Northallerton - 1 £300 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (39.02%) VMware
4 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
6 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.95%) ITIL
7 18 (21.95%) Windows XP
8 17 (20.73%) Windows 7
8 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (18.29%) MS Office
10 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (15.85%) LAN
11 13 (15.85%) WAN
12 12 (14.63%) .NET
13 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
13 11 (13.41%) HP
13 11 (13.41%) SAN
14 10 (12.20%) SQL
15 9 (10.98%) Linux
15 9 (10.98%) Citrix
16 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
16 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
17 7 (8.54%) XenServer
17 7 (8.54%) DevOps
17 7 (8.54%) NetApp
17 7 (8.54%) Cisco
18 6 (7.32%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) IIS
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.44%) Lync
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Office
2 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) WAN
1 13 (15.85%) LAN
2 11 (13.41%) SAN
3 4 (4.88%) Wireless
3 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 3 (3.66%) VoIP
4 3 (3.66%) DNS
5 2 (2.44%) DHCP
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.22%) VLAN
6 1 (1.22%) MPLS
6 1 (1.22%) DSL
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) AccuRev
General
1 4 (4.88%) Local Government
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Military
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) IT Support
5 11 (13.41%) Desktop Support
5 11 (13.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Wintel Support
10 5 (6.10%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) WinForms
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) NHS
2 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 17 (20.73%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.98%) Linux
7 3 (3.66%) UNIX
7 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) DevOps
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.88%) Migration
4 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.88%) Change Management
5 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.44%) Project Management
6 2 (2.44%) SOA
6 2 (2.44%) ArchiMate
7 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.22%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.22%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Service Management
7 1 (1.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (1.22%) HND
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) MCDST
3 1 (1.22%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) XenServer
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
5 6 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) WSUS
4 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (39.02%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) HP
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
5 7 (8.54%) NetApp
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 6 (7.32%) Apple
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) Meraki
8 2 (2.44%) Trustwave
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.44%) Veeam
8 2 (2.44%) F5
8 2 (2.44%) AppSense
8 2 (2.44%) Altiris
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.22%) Lotus
9 1 (1.22%) Juniper
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