The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 154 231 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.18% 10.66% 10.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.16% 52.50% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 105 84
Median daily rate £375 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £417 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.63 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.58 £17.45 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
301 440 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.89% 20.30% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 254 242
Median daily rate £415 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.32 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds -1 117 £400 +28.00% 45
Bradford +8 19 £365 +4.28% 4
Wakefield +2 7 £263 -2.77% 4
Huddersfield -1 3 £215 -2.27% 2
Castleford - 2 £150 -
Batley - 1 - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 127 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 118 (35.33%) Windows Server
3 102 (30.54%) Microsoft
4 90 (26.95%) VMware
5 76 (22.75%) Linux
5 76 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (19.76%) Windows 7
8 65 (19.46%) Finance
9 61 (18.26%) DNS
10 60 (17.96%) SQL Server
11 59 (17.66%) ITIL
12 58 (17.37%) DevOps
13 52 (15.57%) MS Office
14 49 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (14.37%) PowerShell
15 48 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 45 (13.47%) SQL
17 42 (12.57%) Unix
17 42 (12.57%) Migration
17 42 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
19 38 (11.38%) Puppet
19 38 (11.38%) JavaScript
20 36 (10.78%) Firewall
21 35 (10.48%) Citrix
22 34 (10.18%) Service Management
23 32 (9.58%) IIS
23 32 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 32 (9.58%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 32 (9.58%) IIS
2 24 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.29%) SAS
6 10 (2.99%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.10%) Apache
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.80%) nginx
9 5 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.90%) CMS
11 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.60%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (15.57%) MS Office
2 27 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.49%) Office 365
4 6 (1.80%) PaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.30%) Heroku
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.26%) DNS
2 36 (10.78%) Firewall
3 28 (8.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.89%) DHCP
4 23 (6.89%) LAN
4 23 (6.89%) WAN
5 22 (6.59%) LDAP
6 21 (6.29%) SMTP
7 18 (5.39%) Internet
7 18 (5.39%) SNMP
8 14 (4.19%) VPN
9 12 (3.59%) SAN
10 8 (2.40%) SSL
11 7 (2.10%) FTP
11 7 (2.10%) MPLS
12 5 (1.50%) DSL
12 5 (1.50%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.50%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (1.50%) VoIP
12 5 (1.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.29%) MySQL
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.40%) MS Access
6 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.60%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 16 (4.79%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (3.89%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.99%) Subversion
7 9 (2.69%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.40%) ClearCase
9 7 (2.10%) JIRA
10 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.90%) JUnit
11 3 (0.90%) Selenium
11 3 (0.90%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.60%) MSI
12 2 (0.60%) Robot Framework
General
1 65 (19.46%) Finance
2 24 (7.19%) Legal
3 16 (4.79%) Law
4 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.80%) Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Publishing
6 4 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (18.26%) Analyst
2 38 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (9.28%) Service Analyst
3 31 (9.28%) Windows Engineer
4 29 (8.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (8.08%) Administrator
6 25 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (7.19%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.59%) Support Engineer
9 21 (6.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (5.09%) Developer
11 16 (4.79%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (4.49%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.19%) IT Support
14 13 (3.89%) Server Engineer
15 12 (3.59%) Windows Server Engineer
16 11 (3.29%) Software Configuration Manager
16 11 (3.29%) Software Manager
16 11 (3.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.38%) .NET
1 28 (8.38%) XML
2 27 (8.08%) CSS
2 27 (8.08%) HTML
3 20 (5.99%) Web Services
4 8 (2.40%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.40%) jQuery
5 7 (2.10%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.10%) SOAP
6 6 (1.80%) Node.js
6 6 (1.80%) Spring
7 5 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.50%) React
7 5 (1.50%) REST
7 5 (1.50%) RESTful
8 4 (1.20%) Ajax
8 4 (1.20%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.20%) JSON
9 3 (0.90%) LAMP
9 3 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.99%) Blackberry
3 19 (5.69%) iPad
3 19 (5.69%) iPhone
4 13 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.29%) Replication
6 8 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.50%) NHS
9 4 (1.20%) PKI
10 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.90%) iSeries
10 3 (0.90%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (35.33%) Windows Server
2 76 (22.75%) Linux
2 76 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (19.76%) Windows 7
5 42 (12.57%) Unix
6 32 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (7.78%) Windows XP
9 24 (7.19%) Ubuntu
10 16 (4.79%) AIX
10 16 (4.79%) Android
11 12 (3.59%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.80%) CentOS
13 6 (1.80%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.90%) zOS
15 2 (0.60%) HPUX
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.66%) ITIL
2 58 (17.37%) DevOps
3 42 (12.57%) Migration
4 34 (10.18%) Service Management
5 31 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.08%) Configuration Management
6 27 (8.08%) Problem Management
7 23 (6.89%) ITSM
8 21 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (5.69%) TDD
10 15 (4.49%) Project Management
10 15 (4.49%) SDLC
11 14 (4.19%) Server Building
11 14 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.59%) CRM
13 12 (3.59%) Load Balancing
14 11 (3.29%) Scrum
14 11 (3.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.37%) PowerShell
2 45 (13.47%) SQL
3 38 (11.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.29%) Python
5 16 (4.79%) Java
6 15 (4.49%) Perl
6 15 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.99%) Ruby
8 9 (2.69%) C#
9 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.80%) PHP
10 5 (1.50%) C
10 5 (1.50%) C++
10 5 (1.50%) Delphi
10 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.90%) ECMAScript
11 3 (0.90%) ES6
11 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.90%) VBScript
12 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.89%) Degree
3 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.99%) MCSE
4 7 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.80%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.50%) CCNP
6 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.50%) MCP
7 4 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (0.90%) MCDST
8 3 (0.90%) RHCE
8 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.60%) CCA
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCITP
9 2 (0.60%) OCP
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.60%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (2.99%) SLA
3 4 (1.20%) QA
4 3 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 127 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 49 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.29%) vSphere
4 17 (5.09%) Docker
5 16 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (4.19%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.89%) XenApp
7 13 (3.89%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.90%) vCloud
10 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.90%) Xen
11 2 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.60%) VMware GSX
11 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (11.38%) Puppet
3 32 (9.58%) SCCM
4 21 (6.29%) SCOM
5 20 (5.99%) Ansible
6 6 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.50%) vMotion
8 4 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.20%) vRealize
9 3 (0.90%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.90%) Salt
9 3 (0.90%) WSUS
10 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 102 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.95%) VMware
3 35 (10.48%) Citrix
4 28 (8.38%) Cisco
5 27 (8.08%) Splunk
6 26 (7.78%) Red Hat
7 18 (5.39%) Oracle
8 16 (4.79%) NetApp
9 11 (3.29%) HP
10 8 (2.40%) Dell
10 8 (2.40%) F5
10 8 (2.40%) Symantec
11 7 (2.10%) IBM
12 6 (1.80%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.80%) ThinPrint
13 5 (1.50%) Brocade
13 5 (1.50%) EMC
13 5 (1.50%) NETGEAR
14 4 (1.20%) Avaya
14 4 (1.20%) Riverbed
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £8.00 - £12.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Rate: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale College
Rate: £36,046 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago