The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 254 329 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.02% 14.35% 14.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.31% 63.76% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 145 101
Average daily rate
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£294 £251 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 75
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.24 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £26.30 £22.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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
495 516 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.53% 22.50% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 272 172
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 79
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 156 £325 +22.64% 93
South Yorkshire -6 42 £225 +18.42% 21
North Yorkshire -4 30 £288 -28.12% 24
East Yorkshire 0 18 £150 -14.28% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 207 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 186 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 159 (29.07%) VMware
4 137 (25.05%) Windows 7
5 129 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (18.10%) MS Exchange
7 95 (17.37%) Windows XP
8 92 (16.82%) SQL Server
9 87 (15.90%) MS Office
9 87 (15.90%) ITIL
10 80 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 79 (14.44%) SQL
11 79 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (12.25%) Linux
13 66 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 65 (11.88%) Finance
15 60 (10.97%) SAN
16 59 (10.79%) MS Excel
17 56 (10.24%) .NET
18 55 (10.05%) Migration
19 51 (9.32%) Citrix
20 49 (8.96%) Cisco
21 48 (8.78%) Oracle
22 47 (8.59%) vSphere
23 46 (8.41%) SCCM
24 43 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
24 43 (7.86%) DNS
25 42 (7.68%) LAN
25 42 (7.68%) HP
26 41 (7.50%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 99 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (6.22%) IIS
3 34 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (3.11%) Apache
7 13 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.65%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (1.46%) JBoss
11 8 (1.46%) Lync
12 6 (1.10%) CMS
13 5 (0.91%) Kentico
14 4 (0.73%) nginx
14 4 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.73%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 87 (15.90%) MS Office
2 59 (10.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.55%) Exstream
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.83%) Office 365
2 6 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.55%) Route 53
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.97%) SAN
2 43 (7.86%) DNS
3 42 (7.68%) LAN
4 41 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 35 (6.40%) Firewall
6 32 (5.85%) DHCP
7 30 (5.48%) WAN
8 25 (4.57%) VPN
9 20 (3.66%) Internet
10 19 (3.47%) NAS
11 17 (3.11%) VoIP
12 13 (2.38%) SSL
13 10 (1.83%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.65%) FTP
14 9 (1.65%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.46%) HTTP
15 8 (1.46%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.28%) SMTP
16 7 (1.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.19%) MySQL
6 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.10%) Redis
11 5 (0.91%) RavenDB
11 5 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.73%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) MSI
2 9 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.46%) Subversion
3 8 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.91%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.37%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.37%) NUnit
7 2 (0.37%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.18%) Toad
8 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
General
1 65 (11.88%) Finance
2 18 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.46%) Banking
4 7 (1.28%) Retail
4 7 (1.28%) Legal
4 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.91%) Law
6 3 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
7 2 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Military
8 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.18%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Local Government
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (13.71%) Analyst
2 60 (10.97%) Support Engineer
3 49 (8.96%) Developer
4 43 (7.86%) 1st Line Support
5 36 (6.58%) Support Analyst
6 35 (6.40%) Desktop Support
7 33 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (5.48%) Server Engineer
9 29 (5.30%) Desktop Engineer
10 26 (4.75%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.75%) Architect
11 24 (4.39%) Administrator
12 23 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.20%) Help Desk Support
13 22 (4.02%) Service Analyst
13 22 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 22 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (3.66%) Consultant
15 19 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 15 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.24%) .NET
2 28 (5.12%) Web Services
3 27 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.47%) XML
5 18 (3.29%) WCF
5 18 (3.29%) HTML
6 17 (3.11%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (2.19%) Middleware
9 10 (1.83%) CSS
10 7 (1.28%) NHibernate
10 7 (1.28%) jQuery
10 7 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (1.10%) CSS3
11 6 (1.10%) SOAP
12 5 (0.91%) X-Windows
12 5 (0.91%) Ajax
12 5 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.39%) NHS
2 17 (3.11%) Clustering
3 13 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.83%) Replication
5 8 (1.46%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.46%) iPhone
6 6 (1.10%) PDA
7 5 (0.91%) CLARiiON
8 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.55%) FMCG
9 3 (0.55%) Open Source
9 3 (0.55%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) iSeries
10 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.37%) PKI
10 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 137 (25.05%) Windows 7
2 129 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (17.37%) Windows XP
4 80 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (12.25%) Linux
6 66 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.12%) UNIX
8 26 (4.75%) Android
9 20 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.29%) Apple iOS
11 17 (3.11%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.93%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (2.56%) Windows Phone
14 12 (2.19%) Solaris
14 12 (2.19%) CentOS
15 10 (1.83%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.65%) AIX
17 8 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.28%) Windows 2000
19 6 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.90%) ITIL
2 55 (10.05%) Migration
3 31 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (5.67%) Incident Management
4 30 (5.48%) MVC
5 23 (4.20%) Service Delivery
5 23 (4.20%) TDD
6 20 (3.66%) Project Management
7 19 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (3.29%) Service Management
8 18 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (3.11%) PRINCE2
9 17 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (2.19%) Configuration Management
11 11 (2.01%) SOA
11 11 (2.01%) Problem Management
12 10 (1.83%) Workflow
12 10 (1.83%) High Availability
13 9 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (1.46%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.44%) SQL
2 36 (6.58%) C#
3 28 (5.12%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.38%) Python
6 11 (2.01%) Java
7 7 (1.28%) VB
7 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.10%) Ruby
8 6 (1.10%) Perl
9 5 (0.91%) PHP
10 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.37%) C++
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) VBScript
12 2 (0.37%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.38%) MCSE
4 10 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (1.65%) Degree
6 8 (1.46%) MCSA
6 8 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.28%) MCP
7 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.10%) VCP4
8 6 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (0.73%) CCNP
9 4 (0.73%) MCITP
9 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.55%) CCA
10 3 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.37%) CISSP
11 2 (0.37%) RHCE
11 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.67%) SLA
2 12 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 207 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 79 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.59%) vSphere
4 29 (5.30%) VMware ESX
5 22 (4.02%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.74%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.83%) XenApp
9 6 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.10%) vCloud
10 5 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.55%) Samba
12 3 (0.55%) KVM
12 3 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.55%) UAG
13 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (8.41%) SCCM
2 23 (4.20%) SCOM
3 18 (3.29%) NetBackup
4 11 (2.01%) WSUS
4 11 (2.01%) Puppet
5 8 (1.46%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.10%) Nagios
7 6 (1.10%) ARCserve
8 5 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.73%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (0.73%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.55%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 186 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 159 (29.07%) VMware
3 51 (9.32%) Citrix
4 49 (8.96%) Cisco
5 48 (8.78%) Oracle
6 42 (7.68%) HP
7 36 (6.58%) NetApp
8 31 (5.67%) Red Hat
9 29 (5.30%) EMC
10 26 (4.75%) IBM
11 24 (4.39%) Symantec
12 14 (2.56%) Remedy
12 14 (2.56%) Xamarin
13 12 (2.19%) Lotus
14 11 (2.01%) McAfee
14 11 (2.01%) Dell
15 8 (1.46%) Splunk
16 7 (1.28%) Mitel
17 6 (1.10%) Juniper
17 6 (1.10%) TIBCO
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Rate: £11 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
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Rate: £100.00 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
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Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
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Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
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South Yorkshire
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