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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 304 396 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.77% 12.41% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.15% 53.88% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 184 115
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £127 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 84 75
Median hourly rate £14.48 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £17.55 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
Windows
England

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
572 735 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.26% 23.03% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 407 284
Median daily rate £365 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 87 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.37 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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
West Yorkshire -5 177 £345 -1.42% 59
South Yorkshire -1 64 £435 +74.00% 19
North Yorkshire +7 49 £258 -10.43% 16
East Yorkshire +1 11 £290 +65.71% 8
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 225 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 218 (34.22%) Active Directory
3 206 (32.34%) Windows Server
4 173 (27.16%) VMware
5 139 (21.82%) Finance
6 136 (21.35%) SQL Server
7 135 (21.19%) Linux
8 111 (17.43%) SQL
9 109 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 108 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 106 (16.64%) ITIL
12 103 (16.17%) Windows 7
13 97 (15.23%) Unix
14 87 (13.66%) PowerShell
14 87 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 76 (11.93%) MS Office
16 73 (11.46%) MS Excel
17 70 (10.99%) SCCM
18 68 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
19 64 (10.05%) Cisco
20 60 (9.42%) MS Exchange
20 60 (9.42%) DevOps
21 59 (9.26%) DNS
22 58 (9.11%) Firewall
22 58 (9.11%) Migration
23 57 (8.95%) AIX
23 57 (8.95%) IIS
23 57 (8.95%) Data Centre
24 56 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
25 55 (8.63%) Service Management

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 60 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 57 (8.95%) IIS
3 37 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 34 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.98%) nginx
7 19 (2.98%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (2.20%) Apache
10 14 (2.20%) Jetty
10 14 (2.20%) Mongrel
11 12 (1.88%) CICS
12 11 (1.73%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.73%) SAS
13 9 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 76 (11.93%) MS Office
2 73 (11.46%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.01%) Office 365
3 48 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (0.94%) PaaS
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.63%) GitHub
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.31%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.26%) DNS
2 58 (9.11%) Firewall
3 51 (8.01%) SAN
4 45 (7.06%) LAN
5 43 (6.75%) WAN
6 40 (6.28%) DHCP
7 36 (5.65%) Internet
8 31 (4.87%) TCP/IP
9 24 (3.77%) VPN
10 23 (3.61%) FTP
10 23 (3.61%) HTTP
11 17 (2.67%) NAS
11 17 (2.67%) SSL
12 15 (2.35%) iSCSI
13 14 (2.20%) IPsec
14 10 (1.57%) FCoE
14 10 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.57%) Multicast
15 9 (1.41%) Intranet
15 9 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 29 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.77%) MySQL
4 24 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.67%) DB2
6 16 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.73%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.10%) HBase
12 7 (1.10%) MS Access
12 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.30%) Travis CI
3 16 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (1.88%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.73%) ClearCase
7 11 (1.73%) Subversion
8 10 (1.57%) JIRA
9 7 (1.10%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.78%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.63%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.47%) JUnit
12 3 (0.47%) MSI
12 3 (0.47%) UltraEdit
13 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.31%) IntelliJ
General
1 139 (21.82%) Finance
2 54 (8.48%) Banking
3 36 (5.65%) Legal
4 25 (3.92%) Law
5 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.26%) Retail
7 7 (1.10%) Publishing
8 6 (0.94%) Games
9 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) iGaming
10 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (16.64%) Analyst
2 81 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (8.01%) Windows Engineer
4 50 (7.85%) Administrator
5 49 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 47 (7.38%) Developer
7 46 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 45 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 41 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (5.97%) Support Analyst
11 37 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (4.87%) Desktop Support
13 30 (4.71%) Architect
14 26 (4.08%) Server Engineer
15 25 (3.92%) Configuration Manager
15 25 (3.92%) Software Manager
16 24 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
16 24 (3.77%) Software Configuration Manager
17 23 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
18 22 (3.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.12%) .NET
2 33 (5.18%) Web Services
3 27 (4.24%) Middleware
4 20 (3.14%) XML
5 19 (2.98%) AngularJS
5 19 (2.98%) CSS
5 19 (2.98%) HTML
5 19 (2.98%) LAMP
6 18 (2.83%) RESTful
7 17 (2.67%) Node.js
8 16 (2.51%) React
8 16 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (2.20%) Servlets
9 14 (2.20%) Spring
10 13 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (1.88%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.73%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.73%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.95%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 25 (3.92%) Replication
4 23 (3.61%) iPad
5 22 (3.45%) iPhone
6 16 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.73%) Clustering
9 9 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.94%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.94%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
12 5 (0.78%) Social Media
12 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 206 (32.34%) Windows Server
2 135 (21.19%) Linux
3 108 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 103 (16.17%) Windows 7
5 97 (15.23%) Unix
6 87 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (8.95%) AIX
8 46 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (6.28%) Windows XP
11 35 (5.49%) Windows 10
12 25 (3.92%) Solaris
13 22 (3.45%) zOS
14 18 (2.83%) Android
15 15 (2.35%) Apple iOS
16 13 (2.04%) SUSE
17 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.64%) ITIL
2 68 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (9.42%) DevOps
4 58 (9.11%) Migration
5 55 (8.63%) Service Management
6 46 (7.22%) Problem Management
7 43 (6.75%) Configuration Management
8 36 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.18%) CRM
10 32 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (5.02%) ITSM
11 31 (4.87%) TDD
12 26 (4.08%) Project Management
12 26 (4.08%) SDLC
12 26 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
13 24 (3.77%) Load Balancing
13 24 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (2.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.43%) SQL
2 87 (13.66%) PowerShell
3 49 (7.69%) Java
4 43 (6.75%) JavaScript
5 40 (6.28%) Perl
6 32 (5.02%) Shell Script
7 26 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 26 (4.08%) Ruby
8 16 (2.51%) Python
9 11 (1.73%) C#
9 11 (1.73%) ECMAScript
9 11 (1.73%) ES6
10 10 (1.57%) PHP
11 8 (1.26%) VB
12 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.78%) VBScript
14 4 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.63%) Delphi
14 4 (0.63%) Groovy
15 3 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (2.67%) Degree
3 15 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.35%) MCSE
4 13 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.10%) CCNP
6 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.94%) CCNA
7 6 (0.94%) MCSA
8 5 (0.78%) MCDST
8 5 (0.78%) MCP
8 5 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.63%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.47%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.47%) MCITP
10 3 (0.47%) RHCE
11 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.31%) CCDE
11 2 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (2.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.47%) HL7
3 3 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 218 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 109 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.83%) Docker
5 15 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.88%) Xen
7 11 (1.73%) KVM
8 10 (1.57%) NFS
8 10 (1.57%) SRDF
8 10 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.57%) XenApp
9 9 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.26%) vSphere
11 7 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.94%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.78%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 70 (10.99%) SCCM
2 52 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (8.01%) Puppet
4 30 (4.71%) SCOM
5 23 (3.61%) Ansible
6 8 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.78%) Control-M
9 5 (0.78%) vMotion
10 4 (0.63%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.63%) Opsview
10 4 (0.63%) Salt
11 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.47%) Nagios
11 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.47%) SCSM
11 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 225 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 173 (27.16%) VMware
3 64 (10.05%) Cisco
4 50 (7.85%) Oracle
5 40 (6.28%) Citrix
6 34 (5.34%) IBM
7 33 (5.18%) NetApp
8 27 (4.24%) HP
9 25 (3.92%) Red Hat
10 22 (3.45%) EMC
10 22 (3.45%) Intel
11 21 (3.30%) F5
12 17 (2.67%) Dell
13 15 (2.35%) Symantec
14 9 (1.41%) Veritas
15 8 (1.26%) Apple
16 7 (1.10%) Adobe
16 7 (1.10%) BMC
16 7 (1.10%) Sybase
16 7 (1.10%) TIBCO
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