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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.44% 8.98% 14.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.57% 46.88% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £125 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £121 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £185 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £22.50 £98.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
37 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 18.41% 19.16% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 20
Average daily rate £300 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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 29 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 +11 9 £173 +7.81% 7
Middlesbrough - 5 - - 1
Harrogate -1 2 - - 6
Selby - 1 £225 -
Skipton - - - - 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (41.43%) Windows XP
3 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (25.71%) VMware
7 16 (22.86%) MS Office
8 14 (20.00%) ITIL
8 14 (20.00%) SCCM
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (18.57%) Migration
10 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
11 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (14.29%) Finance
12 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 9 (12.86%) Citrix
14 8 (11.43%) SQL
15 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
15 7 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
16 6 (8.57%) Application Packaging
17 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
17 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
18 4 (5.71%) vSphere
18 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
18 4 (5.71%) XenApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) LAN
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) FTP
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) Broadband
3 1 (1.43%) MGCP
3 1 (1.43%) H.323
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) PBX
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MSI
1 2 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Publishing
2 2 (2.86%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.71%) DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support
7 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.43%) Clustering
2 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Windows XP
2 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.43%) Linux
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Time Management
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.86%) High Availability
6 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (1.43%) Workflow
7 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.43%) Content Management
7 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) CCNA
2 3 (4.29%) CCA
2 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.29%) CCEA
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 36 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) XenServer
5 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.43%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) Foglight
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Wyse
5 3 (4.29%) AppSense
5 3 (4.29%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) Sophos
7 1 (1.43%) Avaya
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Polycom
7 1 (1.43%) Splunk