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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 11 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 148 206 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.21% 10.50% 10.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.02% 50.61% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 103 99
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 21
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £45.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
269 407 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.56% 20.75% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 239 265
Median daily rate £390 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 33
Median hourly rate £10.65 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.46 £45.00 £35.00
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 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 117 £340 +8.36% 43
Bradford +14 9 £375 +7.14% 12
Huddersfield -2 5 - - 2
Brighouse - 3 - -
Wakefield -4 2 £221 -29.76% 4
Batley - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 124 (37.69%) Active Directory
2 119 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 113 (34.35%) Windows Server
4 81 (24.62%) Linux
5 80 (24.32%) VMware
6 68 (20.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (19.45%) ITIL
7 64 (19.45%) SQL Server
8 63 (19.15%) Windows 7
9 59 (17.93%) SQL
10 58 (17.63%) DNS
11 57 (17.33%) Finance
11 57 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (16.72%) DevOps
13 50 (15.20%) MS Office
14 46 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (13.68%) Unix
16 39 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (10.94%) JavaScript
18 35 (10.64%) Migration
19 32 (9.73%) IIS
20 31 (9.42%) TCP/IP
20 31 (9.42%) Cisco
20 31 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
21 30 (9.12%) Puppet
22 29 (8.81%) Firewall
22 29 (8.81%) HTML
22 29 (8.81%) SCCM
23 28 (8.51%) PowerShell

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 (9.73%) IIS
2 25 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 18 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (2.74%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.43%) Apache
7 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.13%) SAS
7 7 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.82%) IBM Domino
8 6 (1.82%) nginx
9 5 (1.52%) CMS
9 5 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.91%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.91%) Plone
11 3 (0.91%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (15.20%) MS Office
2 28 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.08%) Office 365
4 6 (1.82%) PaaS
5 4 (1.22%) 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 58 (17.63%) DNS
2 31 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.81%) Firewall
4 26 (7.90%) DHCP
5 22 (6.69%) SMTP
6 21 (6.38%) LDAP
7 20 (6.08%) LAN
7 20 (6.08%) WAN
8 18 (5.47%) SNMP
9 13 (3.95%) Internet
10 10 (3.04%) SAN
10 10 (3.04%) SSL
11 8 (2.43%) FTP
11 8 (2.43%) VPN
12 5 (1.52%) HTTP
13 4 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.22%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.22%) Intranet
13 4 (1.22%) Telnet
13 4 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (3.95%) MySQL
4 13 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.43%) MS Access
7 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.52%) DB2
9 5 (1.52%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (1.52%) OLTP
9 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.65%) TeamCity
4 11 (3.34%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.74%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.43%) JIRA
7 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.52%) Subversion
9 4 (1.22%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.91%) Selenium
11 2 (0.61%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.61%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.61%) JUnit
11 2 (0.61%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (17.33%) Finance
2 18 (5.47%) Legal
3 8 (2.43%) Law
4 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Banking
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (0.91%) Marketing
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (17.33%) Analyst
2 31 (9.42%) Administrator
3 30 (9.12%) Service Analyst
4 29 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (8.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (7.90%) Support Engineer
6 24 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (6.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.17%) DBA
11 16 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
12 15 (4.56%) Desktop Support
12 15 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (4.56%) IT Support
13 14 (4.26%) Developer
14 11 (3.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 10 (3.04%) Consultant
16 9 (2.74%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.81%) HTML
2 28 (8.51%) CSS
2 28 (8.51%) XML
3 21 (6.38%) .NET
4 16 (4.86%) Web Services
5 7 (2.13%) jQuery
5 7 (2.13%) SOAP
6 6 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.22%) Ajax
8 4 (1.22%) LAMP
8 4 (1.22%) REST
9 3 (0.91%) ebXML
9 3 (0.91%) JSON
9 3 (0.91%) Node.js
9 3 (0.91%) RESTful
9 3 (0.91%) Spring
10 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.61%) HTML5
10 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.78%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.17%) iPad
3 17 (5.17%) iPhone
4 14 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.95%) Replication
6 10 (3.04%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.13%) iSeries
8 6 (1.82%) NHS
9 5 (1.52%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.52%) HACMP
9 5 (1.52%) PKI
10 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.91%) Clustering
11 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.91%) Informatics
11 3 (0.91%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.91%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (34.35%) Windows Server
2 81 (24.62%) Linux
3 68 (20.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 57 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (13.68%) Unix
7 27 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (7.90%) Windows XP
9 24 (7.29%) Ubuntu
10 17 (5.17%) Android
11 14 (4.26%) Windows 10
12 13 (3.95%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.82%) AIX
13 6 (1.82%) Solaris
13 6 (1.82%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.52%) CentOS
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.45%) ITIL
2 55 (16.72%) DevOps
3 35 (10.64%) Migration
4 26 (7.90%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (6.08%) Problem Management
7 19 (5.78%) Project Management
8 18 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.17%) ITSM
9 17 (5.17%) Service Management
10 14 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.34%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.34%) Scrum
11 11 (3.34%) Server Building
12 10 (3.04%) CRM
12 10 (3.04%) Time Management
13 9 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.74%) Web Development
14 8 (2.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.93%) SQL
2 36 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.99%) Python
5 13 (3.95%) Java
6 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.74%) Ruby
8 8 (2.43%) C#
8 8 (2.43%) PHP
9 7 (2.13%) C
9 7 (2.13%) C++
10 5 (1.52%) AWK
10 5 (1.52%) Delphi
10 5 (1.52%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.61%) VB
12 2 (0.61%) VBScript
12 2 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.95%) Degree
3 11 (3.34%) MCSE
4 10 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.82%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.22%) CCNP
8 4 (1.22%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.22%) SAS Certification
8 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.91%) MCP
9 3 (0.91%) RHCE
10 2 (0.61%) CCA
10 2 (0.61%) CCNA
10 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.61%) OCP
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.91%) HL7
4 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (37.69%) Active Directory
2 39 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.38%) vSphere
4 17 (5.17%) Docker
5 13 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.34%) XenApp
7 8 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.91%) vCloud
9 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.61%) VMware GSX
10 2 (0.61%) Xen
10 2 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (9.12%) Puppet
3 29 (8.81%) SCCM
4 17 (5.17%) SCOM
5 12 (3.65%) Ansible
6 7 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.52%) vRealize
9 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.91%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.91%) Salt
9 3 (0.91%) WSUS
10 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 119 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 80 (24.32%) VMware
3 31 (9.42%) Cisco
4 28 (8.51%) Citrix
5 27 (8.21%) Splunk
6 21 (6.38%) Oracle
7 19 (5.78%) HP
7 19 (5.78%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.95%) NetApp
9 12 (3.65%) Avaya
10 9 (2.74%) Dell
11 8 (2.43%) Symantec
12 7 (2.13%) Apple
13 6 (1.82%) Brocade
13 6 (1.82%) EMC
13 6 (1.82%) IBM
13 6 (1.82%) ThinPrint
13 6 (1.82%) Veeam
14 4 (1.22%) Palo Alto
15 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
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