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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 10.50% 13.99% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 60.00% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +300.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £205 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £31.50 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £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
55 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.11% 23.32% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £31.50 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 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 6 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 -2 6 £400 - 9
Harrogate -4 4 £115 -48.88% 6
Skipton -2 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough -8 1 - - 2
Scarborough - - - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 (46.58%) Microsoft
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (32.88%) VMware
4 23 (31.51%) Windows 7
5 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
6 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (15.07%) Migration
9 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
9 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
9 10 (13.70%) vSphere
10 9 (12.33%) ITIL
11 8 (10.96%) Linux
11 8 (10.96%) .NET
11 8 (10.96%) MS Office
11 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.96%) Cisco
11 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
11 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.96%) SCCM
12 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (9.59%) HP
12 7 (9.59%) SAN
12 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.59%) Finance
12 7 (9.59%) Clustering
13 6 (8.22%) Oracle
13 6 (8.22%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.22%) IIS
6 3 (4.11%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (4.11%) Lync
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
7 1 (1.37%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.37%) Jetty
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.37%) CMS
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) SAN
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) VoIP
5 3 (4.11%) PBX
5 3 (4.11%) Internet
5 3 (4.11%) MGCP
5 3 (4.11%) H.323
5 3 (4.11%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) DMZ
6 1 (1.37%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Military
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (12.33%) Analyst
1 9 (12.33%) Support Technician
2 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (6.85%) Developer
3 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
3 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Wintel Support
3 5 (6.85%) IT Support
4 4 (5.48%) IT Technician
4 4 (5.48%) Server Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Tester
4 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (6.85%) Middleware
4 4 (5.48%) X-Windows
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) JSP
7 1 (1.37%) J2EE
7 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 4 (5.48%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (31.51%) Windows 7
4 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.96%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) ITIL
3 5 (6.85%) SOA
4 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.11%) High Availability
5 3 (4.11%) Android Development
5 3 (4.11%) iOS Development
5 3 (4.11%) TDD
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.37%) SIEM
7 1 (1.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (1.37%) Coaching
7 1 (1.37%) Change Management
7 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
3 3 (4.11%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) VB
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) MCITP
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.74%) VCP4
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.37%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) vSphere
3 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.37%) Varnish
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
7 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Corosync
7 1 (1.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.88%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) HP
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle
6 4 (5.48%) Altiris
7 3 (4.11%) Mitel
7 3 (4.11%) Polycom
7 3 (4.11%) Avaya
7 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
8 2 (2.74%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.74%) Sophos
9 1 (1.37%) Percona
9 1 (1.37%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.37%) Qualys
9 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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