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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.82% 18.75% 31.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £226 £113 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.11% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £113 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £113 £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.71% 18.75% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £213 £113 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) MCDST
3 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Isilon
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCDST
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Isilon
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware