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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 311 381 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.78% 12.92% 12.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 60.86% 59.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 200 140
Median daily rate £375 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 57
Median hourly rate £13.24 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £22.40 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
622 626 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.56% 21.23% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 349 277
Median daily rate £400 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 62 59
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 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
West Yorkshire -5 190 £375 +7.14% 83
South Yorkshire -2 70 £450 +63.63% 17
North Yorkshire -4 36 £258 -14.16% 17
East Yorkshire +4 13 £400 +233.33% 3
Humberside - 1 £155 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 234 (35.40%) Windows Server
2 223 (33.74%) Active Directory
3 220 (33.28%) Microsoft
4 178 (26.93%) VMware
5 162 (24.51%) Linux
6 155 (23.45%) Finance
7 150 (22.69%) SQL Server
8 129 (19.52%) SQL
9 122 (18.46%) Unix
10 116 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 104 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 95 (14.37%) ITIL
13 86 (13.01%) Windows 7
14 83 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 82 (12.41%) MS Exchange
16 72 (10.89%) PowerShell
17 69 (10.44%) Firewall
18 68 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
19 66 (9.98%) MS Excel
20 65 (9.83%) Data Centre
21 64 (9.68%) SAN
22 63 (9.53%) DNS
22 63 (9.53%) Java
23 61 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
24 60 (9.08%) Banking
25 59 (8.93%) Migration
26 58 (8.77%) MS Office
27 56 (8.47%) Cisco
28 55 (8.32%) Office 365
29 54 (8.17%) Hyper-V

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 82 (12.41%) MS Exchange
2 54 (8.17%) IIS
3 44 (6.66%) WebSphere
4 36 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 33 (4.99%) Tomcat
6 23 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (2.87%) Skype for Business
8 18 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (2.27%) Jetty
9 15 (2.27%) nginx
10 14 (2.12%) SAS
11 13 (1.97%) Apache
11 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.51%) IBM Transformation Extender
14 8 (1.21%) CICS
14 8 (1.21%) Confluence
15 7 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 66 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.77%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.32%) Office 365
2 37 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.06%) GitHub
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.45%) SaaS
9 2 (0.30%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.44%) Firewall
2 64 (9.68%) SAN
3 63 (9.53%) DNS
4 45 (6.81%) LAN
5 43 (6.51%) Internet
6 42 (6.35%) DHCP
6 42 (6.35%) WAN
7 35 (5.30%) TCP/IP
8 29 (4.39%) HTTP
9 28 (4.24%) VPN
10 26 (3.93%) FTP
11 15 (2.27%) IPsec
11 15 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 15 (2.27%) NAS
11 15 (2.27%) Network Security
12 14 (2.12%) SSL
13 12 (1.82%) DMZ
14 11 (1.66%) MPLS
15 10 (1.51%) FCoE
15 10 (1.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.30%) MongoDB
3 33 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.78%) MySQL
5 19 (2.87%) CouchDB
6 18 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.27%) DB2
10 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.21%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.06%) HBase
13 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (6.81%) Jenkins
2 26 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.18%) Travis CI
4 18 (2.72%) JIRA
4 18 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.27%) Subversion
6 11 (1.66%) ClearCase
7 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.06%) Maven
10 6 (0.91%) Hudson
10 6 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.61%) Ant
11 4 (0.61%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.61%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.45%) UltraEdit
General
1 155 (23.45%) Finance
2 60 (9.08%) Banking
3 33 (4.99%) Law
4 31 (4.69%) Legal
5 18 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.51%) Games
7 7 (1.06%) Retail
8 6 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.45%) Electronics
9 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.30%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) iGaming
10 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (17.40%) Analyst
2 75 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (9.53%) Developer
4 61 (9.23%) Administrator
5 51 (7.72%) Windows Engineer
6 42 (6.35%) Service Analyst
7 39 (5.90%) Support Engineer
8 38 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (5.14%) Server Engineer
10 30 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (4.39%) Support Analyst
12 26 (3.93%) 1st Line Support
13 25 (3.78%) Architect
13 25 (3.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (3.63%) Consultant
14 24 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
15 23 (3.48%) Desktop Support
16 22 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
16 22 (3.33%) Java Developer
17 21 (3.18%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.99%) .NET
1 33 (4.99%) Middleware
2 31 (4.69%) Web Services
3 29 (4.39%) RESTful
4 28 (4.24%) CSS
5 26 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (3.78%) AngularJS
7 23 (3.48%) HTML
7 23 (3.48%) Node.js
7 23 (3.48%) React
8 20 (3.03%) Servlets
8 20 (3.03%) Spring
9 19 (2.87%) Ember.js
9 19 (2.87%) Hibernate
9 19 (2.87%) JPA
9 19 (2.87%) LESS
10 18 (2.72%) XML
11 15 (2.27%) LAMP
12 13 (1.97%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.48%) Blackberry
2 23 (3.48%) Clustering
3 22 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 21 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.18%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.87%) Replication
6 17 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.97%) iPad
9 12 (1.82%) iPhone
10 10 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.91%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Licensing
14 5 (0.76%) Social Media
15 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 234 (35.40%) Windows Server
2 162 (24.51%) Linux
3 122 (18.46%) Unix
4 104 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (13.01%) Windows 7
6 83 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (8.17%) AIX
9 41 (6.20%) Windows XP
10 38 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.03%) Solaris
11 20 (3.03%) Windows 10
12 15 (2.27%) zOS
13 14 (2.12%) SUSE
14 11 (1.66%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.66%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.51%) Android
16 6 (0.91%) OpenVMS
17 5 (0.76%) HPUX
18 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.37%) ITIL
2 68 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (8.93%) Migration
4 48 (7.26%) DevOps
5 44 (6.66%) Service Management
6 43 (6.51%) CRM
7 40 (6.05%) Problem Management
8 39 (5.90%) Capacity Planning
9 35 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (5.14%) Configuration Management
11 33 (4.99%) TDD
12 25 (3.78%) Incident Management
13 24 (3.63%) ITSM
13 24 (3.63%) Load Balancing
13 24 (3.63%) SDLC
13 24 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (3.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (3.48%) Server Building
15 22 (3.33%) High Availability
15 22 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 129 (19.52%) SQL
2 72 (10.89%) PowerShell
3 63 (9.53%) Java
4 47 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 44 (6.66%) Perl
6 35 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 28 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 25 (3.78%) Ruby
9 20 (3.03%) Python
10 19 (2.87%) ECMAScript
10 19 (2.87%) ES6
11 11 (1.66%) VB
12 10 (1.51%) C#
13 9 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.21%) PHP
15 7 (1.06%) Groovy
16 6 (0.91%) VBScript
17 5 (0.76%) C
18 4 (0.61%) C++
19 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.12%) Degree
2 14 (2.12%) MCSE
3 13 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.36%) MCSA
7 7 (1.06%) CCNP
7 7 (1.06%) MCITP
8 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.91%) MCP
8 6 (0.91%) SAS Certification
8 6 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) CCNA
9 4 (0.61%) GCIH
9 4 (0.61%) GSEC
9 4 (0.61%) MCDST
10 3 (0.45%) CCIE
10 3 (0.45%) CISSP
10 3 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (2.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 223 (33.74%) Active Directory
2 116 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.87%) Xen
5 15 (2.27%) KVM
6 13 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.66%) vSphere
8 11 (1.66%) XenApp
9 10 (1.51%) NFS
9 10 (1.51%) SRDF
9 10 (1.51%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.21%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.06%) vCloud
12 7 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (7.11%) SCCM
2 41 (6.20%) Puppet
3 40 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.72%) SCOM
5 16 (2.42%) Ansible
6 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (1.06%) Opsview
7 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.91%) vMotion
8 5 (0.76%) Control-M
8 5 (0.76%) Nagios
9 4 (0.61%) DameWare
9 4 (0.61%) logstash
9 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.45%) Cacti
10 3 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.45%) Graphite
10 3 (0.45%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 220 (33.28%) Microsoft
2 178 (26.93%) VMware
3 56 (8.47%) Cisco
4 50 (7.56%) Oracle
5 49 (7.41%) IBM
6 44 (6.66%) Citrix
7 33 (4.99%) HP
8 32 (4.84%) NetApp
9 27 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.93%) F5
11 25 (3.78%) EMC
12 18 (2.72%) Intel
13 15 (2.27%) Dell
14 12 (1.82%) Veritas
15 11 (1.66%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.36%) Symantec
17 8 (1.21%) Apple
18 7 (1.06%) CA
18 7 (1.06%) Google
18 7 (1.06%) Sybase
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