Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 19 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 > Halifax
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.95% 7.59% 11.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 36.17% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 18
Halifax median daily rate £150 £427 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.89% +0.83% -0.29%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Halifax median hourly rate - - £11.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.37
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.07% +7.59%

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 Halifax with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.81% 20.98% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 39
Halifax median daily rate £438 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -3.51% +0.59%
10th Percentile £206 £301 £325
90th Percentile £449 £484 £505
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Halifax

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Halifax

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Windows.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco