The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / Yorkshire
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 229 321 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.49% 11.24% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.73% 48.20% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 168 120
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 48
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.38 £12.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.11 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.45 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
490 666 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.45% 23.32% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 425 291
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 58
Median hourly rate £12.51 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
West Yorkshire -2 151 £349 +0.35% 63
North Yorkshire +2 34 £380 +60.00% 6
South Yorkshire -11 32 £350 +16.66% 10
East Yorkshire 0 1 - - 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 194 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 192 (38.79%) Microsoft
3 158 (31.92%) Windows Server
4 109 (22.02%) VMware
5 107 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 101 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (19.80%) Linux
8 84 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (16.77%) SQL Server
10 79 (15.96%) ITIL
11 78 (15.76%) Finance
12 74 (14.95%) MS Office
12 74 (14.95%) SQL
13 69 (13.94%) SCCM
14 67 (13.54%) DNS
15 62 (12.53%) DevOps
16 59 (11.92%) Unix
17 58 (11.72%) MS Excel
18 54 (10.91%) MS Exchange
19 52 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (9.09%) Firewall
21 45 (9.09%) Migration
22 41 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
22 41 (8.28%) TCP/IP
23 39 (7.88%) Citrix
24 38 (7.68%) Cisco
24 38 (7.68%) PowerShell
25 34 (6.87%) DHCP
25 34 (6.87%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in 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 54 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.46%) IIS
3 27 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (2.22%) Apache
7 10 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.41%) SAS
10 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.21%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.01%) CMS
11 5 (1.01%) nginx
11 5 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.81%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (14.95%) MS Office
2 58 (11.72%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.46%) Office 365
3 30 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.21%) PaaS
6 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.81%) IaaS
8 3 (0.61%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.20%) Heroku
9 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.54%) DNS
2 45 (9.09%) Firewall
3 41 (8.28%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.87%) DHCP
5 27 (5.45%) LAN
6 25 (5.05%) SMTP
7 24 (4.85%) LDAP
8 23 (4.65%) SAN
8 23 (4.65%) WAN
9 18 (3.64%) SNMP
10 17 (3.43%) Internet
11 15 (3.03%) Network Security
11 15 (3.03%) SSL
12 12 (2.42%) FTP
12 12 (2.42%) VPN
13 10 (2.02%) NAS
14 8 (1.62%) HTTP
15 6 (1.21%) HTTPS
15 6 (1.21%) Telnet
15 6 (1.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (2.22%) MySQL
5 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.62%) DB2
7 8 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.01%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (1.01%) OLTP
9 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.81%) MS Access
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 19 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.63%) JIRA
4 12 (2.42%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.41%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.01%) Subversion
10 4 (0.81%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.81%) Hudson
10 4 (0.81%) Selenium
10 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.61%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.61%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.61%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.61%) YouTrack
General
1 78 (15.76%) Finance
2 18 (3.64%) Banking
2 18 (3.64%) Legal
3 14 (2.83%) Law
4 8 (1.62%) Retail
5 5 (1.01%) Advertising
5 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (18.79%) Analyst
2 49 (9.90%) Administrator
3 44 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.48%) Service Analyst
4 42 (8.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
6 35 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (4.85%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 24 (4.85%) Desktop Support
9 24 (4.85%) Developer
10 23 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
10 23 (4.65%) DBA
11 19 (3.84%) IT Support
12 18 (3.64%) Architect
13 16 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 16 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.87%) .NET
2 31 (6.26%) XML
3 29 (5.86%) HTML
4 28 (5.66%) CSS
5 17 (3.43%) Web Services
6 8 (1.62%) Middleware
7 5 (1.01%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.01%) ISPF
7 5 (1.01%) LAMP
8 4 (0.81%) HTML5
8 4 (0.81%) jQuery
8 4 (0.81%) SOAP
8 4 (0.81%) WCF
8 4 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.81%) WinForms
8 4 (0.81%) XSLT
9 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.61%) Google Maps API
9 3 (0.61%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.84%) Replication
4 15 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.83%) iPad
6 13 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.63%) iPhone
7 10 (2.02%) iSeries
7 10 (2.02%) NHS
8 9 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.62%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.41%) Clustering
10 7 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.21%) Symmetrix
12 5 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.01%) HACMP
12 5 (1.01%) Tandem
13 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.81%) User Experience
14 3 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 158 (31.92%) Windows Server
2 107 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 101 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (19.80%) Linux
5 84 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (11.92%) Unix
7 41 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (5.05%) Windows 10
9 25 (5.05%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.65%) Ubuntu
11 18 (3.64%) Android
11 18 (3.64%) Solaris
12 13 (2.63%) AIX
13 11 (2.22%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.02%) SUSE
15 9 (1.82%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.62%) zOS
17 6 (1.21%) Windows Vista
18 5 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.96%) ITIL
2 62 (12.53%) DevOps
3 45 (9.09%) Migration
4 34 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 23 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 22 (4.44%) Project Management
7 21 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (4.04%) Service Management
9 17 (3.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (2.83%) Change Management
11 13 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (2.63%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.42%) ITSM
12 12 (2.42%) SDLC
13 11 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (2.22%) Change Control
13 11 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (2.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.95%) SQL
2 38 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 33 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.25%) Python
5 20 (4.04%) Java
6 15 (3.03%) C#
7 12 (2.42%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.82%) Perl
9 8 (1.62%) C
10 7 (1.41%) C++
10 7 (1.41%) JCL
10 7 (1.41%) PHP
10 7 (1.41%) Ruby
11 6 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.01%) AWK
13 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.61%) XPath
13 3 (0.61%) XQuery
14 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.03%) MCSE
4 12 (2.42%) Degree
5 11 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.62%) MCP
7 7 (1.41%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.21%) CCA
8 6 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.01%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.61%) MCITP
11 3 (0.61%) MOS
12 2 (0.40%) MCSA
12 2 (0.40%) MCTS
12 2 (0.40%) OCP
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.26%) SLA
2 7 (1.41%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 194 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.45%) vSphere
4 17 (3.43%) Docker
5 14 (2.83%) XenApp
6 13 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.62%) NFS
9 8 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.41%) SRDF
10 7 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
11 6 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.21%) Veritas File System
11 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.81%) Xen
13 3 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (13.94%) SCCM
2 27 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.84%) Puppet
4 17 (3.43%) SCOM
5 9 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.41%) Ansible
6 7 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.21%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (1.01%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.01%) WSUS
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.81%) vRealize
10 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.61%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 192 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 109 (22.02%) VMware
3 39 (7.88%) Citrix
4 38 (7.68%) Cisco
5 31 (6.26%) HP
6 30 (6.06%) Oracle
7 25 (5.05%) Red Hat
7 25 (5.05%) Splunk
8 19 (3.84%) NetApp
9 17 (3.43%) IBM
10 15 (3.03%) EMC
10 15 (3.03%) Veritas
11 14 (2.83%) Avaya
12 13 (2.63%) Dell
12 13 (2.63%) Symantec
13 8 (1.62%) Google
13 8 (1.62%) Sun
13 8 (1.62%) Veeam
14 6 (1.21%) Apple
14 6 (1.21%) ThinPrint
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