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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 25.11% 16.05% 13.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.80% 57.35% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 12
Average daily rate £150 £330 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £259 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.81 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £14.25 £12.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
61 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 27.35% 27.98% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 20
Average daily rate £300 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £12.65
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 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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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 +7 21 £150 -62.50% 7
Selby +2 11 £163 -
Northallerton - 8 - - 1
Harrogate +5 6 £140 +21.73% 9
Redcar - 2 - -
Skipton - 2 - -
Middlesbrough 0 1 - - 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
2 40 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.67%) ITIL
5 22 (29.33%) SCCM
5 22 (29.33%) Windows 7
6 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (21.33%) MS Office
7 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
7 16 (21.33%) VMware
8 14 (18.67%) Migration
8 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.33%) IIS
11 9 (12.00%) DNS
11 9 (12.00%) SQL
11 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (12.00%) Security Patching
12 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (9.33%) Finance
14 6 (8.00%) Internet
14 6 (8.00%) DHCP
14 6 (8.00%) SAN
14 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
15 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
15 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
15 5 (6.67%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Office
2 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (8.00%) DHCP
2 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) LAN
4 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.33%) LDAP
6 1 (1.33%) VoIP
6 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Service Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.33%) IT Support
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) COM+
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) Ajax
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.33%) COM
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 22 (29.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Unix
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Migration
3 9 (12.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (5.33%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) DevOps
5 3 (4.00%) Server Building
5 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.67%) High Availability
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.67%) Server Patching
7 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.33%) Information Security
7 1 (1.33%) ITSM
7 1 (1.33%) MVC
7 1 (1.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) C++
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.67%) MCDST
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.67%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.33%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.33%) Samba
6 1 (1.33%) Squid
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.67%) NetCrunch
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) Splunk
4 3 (4.00%) Veeam
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) EMC
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.33%) Mitel
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
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