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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.84% 17.75% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.26% 56.94% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +220.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £98 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.44 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £31.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
53 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.62% 31.17% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 10
Average daily rate £300 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £401 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.44 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.95% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £31.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -12 10 £375 -6.25% 5
Harrogate 0 5 £115 +27.77% 5
Middlesbrough -8 4 £132 -
Northallerton - 2 £300 - 1
Skipton 0 1 - - 1
Knaresborough - 1 - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (37.14%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
8 13 (18.57%) ITIL
9 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
10 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.29%) .NET
10 10 (14.29%) SAN
11 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.86%) HP
11 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (12.86%) SCCM
12 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (11.43%) Migration
12 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
12 8 (11.43%) Terminal Services
13 7 (10.00%) LAN
13 7 (10.00%) MS Office
14 6 (8.57%) vSphere
15 5 (7.14%) Firewall
15 5 (7.14%) Linux
15 5 (7.14%) Oracle
15 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 5 (7.14%) SQL
15 5 (7.14%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.29%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Local Government
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Support Technician
2 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) IT Support
6 4 (5.71%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.71%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Server Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) X-Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) JSP
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) NHS
1 4 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.14%) Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (5.71%) SOA
3 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.86%) TDD
5 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.86%) Android Development
5 2 (2.86%) iOS Development
5 2 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.43%) MVC
6 1 (1.43%) UML
6 1 (1.43%) OOP
6 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.43%) SIEM
6 1 (1.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (1.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) VB
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.43%) Terminal Services
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.57%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) VMware
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (5.71%) Altiris
6 3 (4.29%) Mitel
6 3 (4.29%) Apple
6 3 (4.29%) NetApp
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Dell
7 2 (2.86%) Sophos
7 2 (2.86%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.43%) Qualys
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
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