Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 39 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.61% 13.22% 15.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 75.00% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 24
Bradford median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +27.27%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -17.81% +12.31% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 31
Bradford median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -23.48% +42.84%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.35 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.60 £18.58 £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.37
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.07% +11.21%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 52 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 15.15% 17.63% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 25
Bradford median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £203 £350 £293
90th Percentile £340 £450 £444
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 23
Bradford median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -25.91% +32.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.35 £10.60
90th Percentile £19.60 £18.58 £36.53
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.75
% change year-on-year -5.66% +3.92% +6.25%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bradford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bradford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
3 5 (23.81%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Office 365
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) YouTrack
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) DevExpress
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.52%) YouTrack
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Business Process Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) WinForms
2 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Process Modelling
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) B2C
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris
5 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) NetMotion Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat