The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.67% 35.29% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Windows
West 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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.00% 41.18% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £319 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +254.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) MS Office
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Sophos
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) VBScript
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Altiris
10 2 (11.11%) PDA
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Acronis
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
10 2 (11.11%) Becrypt
10 2 (11.11%) Sysprep
10 2 (11.11%) UAG
10 2 (11.11%) Time Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Time Management
1 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) UAG
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Sysprep
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Sophos
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Altiris
4 2 (11.11%) Acronis
4 2 (11.11%) Becrypt
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Siemens
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
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