The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 16.16% 13.19% 21.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 55.88% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £144 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £314 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £27.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 28.28% 23.61% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 26
Average daily rate £325 £335 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +4 11 £173 -13.75% 6
Middlesbrough 0 4 - -
Harrogate -6 2 - - 4
Selby - 1 £225 -
Skipton - - - - 3
Filey - - - -
Scarborough - - - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.04%) Windows XP
3 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
4 24 (30.38%) VMware
5 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (21.52%) MS Office
6 17 (21.52%) ITIL
7 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
8 12 (15.19%) SCCM
8 12 (15.19%) Migration
8 12 (15.19%) Finance
9 11 (13.92%) Citrix
9 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
11 9 (11.39%) vSphere
12 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (10.13%) Application Packaging
13 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (8.86%) SQL
13 7 (8.86%) HP
13 7 (8.86%) SAN
13 7 (8.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
14 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
14 6 (7.59%) XenApp
14 6 (7.59%) VMware Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Office
2 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) SAN
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) Broadband
5 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.53%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) MSTest
2 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Publishing
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
2 2 (2.53%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (13.92%) Desktop Support
4 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.06%) DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) IT Support
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows XP
2 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.53%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Project Management
6 3 (3.80%) Service Management
7 2 (2.53%) ITSM
7 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.53%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Time Management
8 1 (1.27%) Use Case
8 1 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.27%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) VBScript
4 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.80%) C
5 2 (2.53%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.53%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) CCNA
1 5 (6.33%) CCA
1 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (6.33%) CCEA
1 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) vSphere
3 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.59%) XenApp
5 6 (7.59%) VMware Server
6 5 (6.33%) XenServer
6 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.27%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) VMware
3 11 (13.92%) Citrix
4 7 (8.86%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Wyse
5 5 (6.33%) AppSense
6 4 (5.06%) Altiris
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
9 1 (1.27%) Twitter
9 1 (1.27%) Splunk
9 1 (1.27%) Adobe
9 1 (1.27%) EMC
9 1 (1.27%) Sophos
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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