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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.95% 21.08% 17.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.78% 82.69% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 12
Median daily rate £300 £150 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £122 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £318 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £14.48 £45.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.82% +246.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £15.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £49.00 £15.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

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
37 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 25.00% 25.49% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 33
Median daily rate £300 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £393 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £14.48 £31.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.39% +144.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +2 13 £183 +21.66% 1
Northallerton +10 5 £306 -
Middlesbrough +3 4 - -
Ripon +2 2 £195 -
Harrogate -1 2 £405 +223.35% 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
4 25 (29.76%) VMware
4 25 (29.76%) SCCM
5 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (23.81%) ITIL
8 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
10 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 13 (15.48%) Firewall
12 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (13.10%) MS Office
14 9 (10.71%) Symantec
14 9 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (9.52%) Network Security
15 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (9.52%) .NET
15 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
15 8 (9.52%) Law
15 8 (9.52%) VMware ESX
16 7 (8.33%) Java
16 7 (8.33%) Citrix
16 7 (8.33%) Veritas
16 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
16 7 (8.33%) Smartphone
16 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
17 6 (7.14%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS Office
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Firewall
2 8 (9.52%) Network Security
2 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.14%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 6 (7.14%) LAN
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (4.76%) SSL
4 4 (4.76%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) WAN
4 4 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
5 2 (2.38%) SMS
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) GIS
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.19%) Calabash
2 1 (1.19%) Capybara
2 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) NuGet
2 1 (1.19%) NUnit
2 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.52%) Law
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
4 9 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Exchange Support
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Social Network
4 1 (1.19%) STB
4 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
2 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.14%) Unix
7 4 (4.76%) Solaris
8 3 (3.57%) Android
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.38%) Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.19%) OS/390
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (5.95%) Password Management
3 5 (5.95%) Patch Management
4 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (4.76%) Information Security
4 4 (4.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 4 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (2.38%) High Availability
6 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.38%) Service Management
6 2 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Java
1 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) JCL
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) XAML
4 1 (1.19%) XPath
4 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) CCA
3 4 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) MCP
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.76%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.19%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (29.76%) SCCM
2 5 (5.95%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.95%) NetVault Backup
3 4 (4.76%) Nexpose
3 4 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.76%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Symantec
4 7 (8.33%) Citrix
4 7 (8.33%) Veritas
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) HP
7 4 (4.76%) AppSense
7 4 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 4 (4.76%) F5
7 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.76%) Juniper
7 4 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.76%) Rapid7
7 4 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.76%) TippingPoint
7 4 (4.76%) Verint