The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.14% 24.14% 47.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 77.78% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £263 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £12.10 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.14% 31.03% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £263 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £12.10 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.41%
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 Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (50.00%) SLA
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Progress
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard