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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 190 247 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.35% 11.54% 9.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.39% 56.01% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 128 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 21
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.87 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £9.47 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £28.25 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
428 441 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.07% 20.60% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 251 186
Median daily rate £400 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 23
Median hourly rate £11.63 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -6 131 £355 +1.42% 56
Halifax +5 20 £430 +1.05% 1
Bradford -5 11 £450 +94.59% 13
Bingley 0 5 £400 +14.28%
Wakefield -7 2 £123 -6.66% 5
Pudsey - 2 £200 -
Keighley - 1 - - 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 141 (34.31%) Windows Server
2 137 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 128 (31.14%) Microsoft
4 117 (28.47%) Finance
5 112 (27.25%) VMware
6 98 (23.84%) SQL Server
7 84 (20.44%) Linux
8 71 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (16.06%) Unix
10 66 (16.06%) SQL
11 64 (15.57%) Windows 7
12 63 (15.33%) PowerShell
13 53 (12.90%) Firewall
13 53 (12.90%) ITIL
14 51 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 50 (12.17%) Data Centre
16 44 (10.71%) MS Office
17 42 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (9.98%) AIX
19 39 (9.49%) Perl
19 39 (9.49%) Capacity Planning
20 38 (9.25%) MS Excel
20 38 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (9.00%) Java
22 36 (8.76%) Service Management
23 35 (8.52%) Office 365
24 34 (8.27%) Shell Script
25 33 (8.03%) Law
25 33 (8.03%) MS Exchange

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 33 (8.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.35%) IIS
2 22 (5.35%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.68%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 11 (2.68%) SAS
5 11 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.46%) Apache
8 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.97%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.97%) FileNet
10 4 (0.97%) JBoss
10 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.49%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (10.71%) MS Office
2 38 (9.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.52%) Office 365
2 33 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.90%) Firewall
2 33 (8.03%) Internet
3 31 (7.54%) SAN
4 27 (6.57%) DNS
5 20 (4.87%) LAN
5 20 (4.87%) WAN
6 19 (4.62%) VPN
7 12 (2.92%) DHCP
7 12 (2.92%) FTP
8 11 (2.68%) DMZ
8 11 (2.68%) MPLS
9 9 (2.19%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.95%) VRRP
11 7 (1.70%) Network Security
12 6 (1.46%) Intranet
12 6 (1.46%) VoIP
13 5 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.22%) DSL
13 5 (1.22%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.11%) MongoDB
2 21 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.62%) CouchDB
4 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.43%) MySQL
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.22%) DB2
7 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.97%) Informix
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (4.87%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.65%) Subversion
4 14 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.68%) ClearCase
6 10 (2.43%) JIRA
7 9 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.95%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.70%) Maven
10 6 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.46%) Hudson
10 6 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.46%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.97%) Ant
11 4 (0.97%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.97%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.73%) UltraEdit
13 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (28.47%) Finance
2 33 (8.03%) Law
3 31 (7.54%) Legal
4 27 (6.57%) Banking
5 11 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.43%) Games
7 7 (1.70%) Retail
8 6 (1.46%) Publishing
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) iGaming
10 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (16.06%) Analyst
2 55 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (12.41%) Developer
4 42 (10.22%) Administrator
5 41 (9.98%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (6.57%) Service Analyst
7 24 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (5.60%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.35%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.11%) Configuration Manager
10 21 (5.11%) Software Manager
10 21 (5.11%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.87%) Server Engineer
11 20 (4.87%) Software Configuration Manager
11 20 (4.87%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.38%) Desktop Support
12 18 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (4.14%) 1st Line Support
14 16 (3.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.57%) Web Services
2 26 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (5.60%) AngularJS
3 23 (5.60%) CSS
3 23 (5.60%) Node.js
3 23 (5.60%) React
4 20 (4.87%) .NET
4 20 (4.87%) Spring
5 19 (4.62%) Ember.js
5 19 (4.62%) Hibernate
5 19 (4.62%) JPA
5 19 (4.62%) LESS
5 19 (4.62%) RESTful
6 12 (2.92%) Middleware
7 11 (2.68%) HTML
8 7 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.70%) XML
9 6 (1.46%) JSON
10 5 (1.22%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.38%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.14%) Clustering
3 17 (4.14%) Mainframe
3 17 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.92%) iPad
5 12 (2.92%) iPhone
6 11 (2.68%) Replication
7 9 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.46%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
10 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 141 (34.31%) Windows Server
2 84 (20.44%) Linux
3 68 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (16.06%) Unix
5 64 (15.57%) Windows 7
6 51 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (9.98%) AIX
8 38 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (6.81%) Windows XP
10 26 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.68%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.70%) SUSE
13 7 (1.70%) zOS
14 5 (1.22%) Android
14 5 (1.22%) HPUX
15 4 (0.97%) Solaris
16 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.90%) ITIL
2 42 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (9.49%) Capacity Planning
4 36 (8.76%) Service Management
5 33 (8.03%) TDD
6 32 (7.79%) Migration
6 32 (7.79%) Problem Management
7 30 (7.30%) CRM
8 28 (6.81%) Configuration Management
9 24 (5.84%) Load Balancing
10 23 (5.60%) ITSM
10 23 (5.60%) SDLC
10 23 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.11%) Translating Business Requirements
12 20 (4.87%) DevOps
13 18 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.14%) High Availability
14 17 (4.14%) Server Building
15 13 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.06%) SQL
2 63 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 39 (9.49%) Perl
4 37 (9.00%) Java
5 34 (8.27%) Shell Script
6 32 (7.79%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.62%) ECMAScript
7 19 (4.62%) ES6
8 12 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.92%) Ruby
9 7 (1.70%) Python
9 7 (1.70%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.46%) C#
11 5 (1.22%) VB
11 5 (1.22%) VBScript
12 4 (0.97%) C++
12 4 (0.97%) PHP
13 3 (0.73%) C
14 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.19%) MCSE
4 7 (1.70%) CCNP
4 7 (1.70%) MCSA
4 7 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.46%) Degree
5 6 (1.46%) MCP
6 5 (1.22%) MCITP
6 5 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.73%) CCIE
7 3 (0.73%) CCNA
7 3 (0.73%) CISSP
7 3 (0.73%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.49%) CCDE
8 2 (0.49%) CCSP
8 2 (0.49%) MCDST
9 1 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 137 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 71 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.54%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.68%) vSphere
5 10 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.43%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.95%) XenApp
8 6 (1.46%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.22%) KVM
9 5 (1.22%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.22%) Xen
10 4 (0.97%) vCloud
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.24%) Docker
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (6.08%) Puppet
2 22 (5.35%) SCCM
3 16 (3.89%) Ansible
4 9 (2.19%) SCOM
5 7 (1.70%) Opsview
6 5 (1.22%) vMotion
7 4 (0.97%) DameWare
7 4 (0.97%) logstash
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.73%) Cacti
8 3 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.73%) Graphite
8 3 (0.73%) Nagios
8 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.49%) Salt
9 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 128 (31.14%) Microsoft
2 112 (27.25%) VMware
3 33 (8.03%) IBM
4 32 (7.79%) Cisco
5 27 (6.57%) Citrix
5 27 (6.57%) Oracle
6 24 (5.84%) HP
6 24 (5.84%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.60%) F5
8 16 (3.89%) NetApp
9 12 (2.92%) Dell
10 9 (2.19%) EMC
11 6 (1.46%) Symantec
12 5 (1.22%) Adobe
12 5 (1.22%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.22%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.22%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.97%) BMC
13 4 (0.97%) SAP
13 4 (0.97%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bradford Council
Rate: From £17,547 to £36,019 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £12 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago