Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 21 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 21.16% 23.32% 17.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.88% 76.98% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 54
North Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £111 £108 £113
90th Percentile £488 £948 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -19.12% +4.62% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 33
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.96 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +26.89% -15.38%
10th Percentile £10.45 £12.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.80 £15.05 £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.24 £12.50
% change year-on-year -12.22% +13.92% -2.91%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 85 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 24.64% 30.29% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 53
North Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £113 £108 £116
90th Percentile £488 £450 £401
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 25
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £13.96 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.07% +26.89% -16.98%
10th Percentile £10.53 £12.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.73 £15.05 £32.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in North Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in North Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in North Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in North Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York 0 44 £125 -58.33% 4
Middlesbrough -1 6 £325 +56.63% 1
Selby -8 3 £200 +33.33%
Harrogate +6 2 £158 -3.08% 2
Northallerton -2 2 £313 +4.17%
Scarborough - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 - -
Tadcaster - 1 - -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 36 (49.32%) Windows 7
3 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
4 30 (41.10%) Office 365
5 20 (27.40%) ITIL
6 19 (26.03%) SCCM
6 19 (26.03%) Windows 10
7 15 (20.55%) Migration
8 14 (19.18%) Cisco
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (17.81%) Driving Licence
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
10 11 (15.07%) DNS
10 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.33%) VPN
11 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
11 9 (12.33%) Firewall
11 9 (12.33%) Skype
12 8 (10.96%) Wireless
12 8 (10.96%) Finance
12 8 (10.96%) VMware
12 8 (10.96%) LAN
12 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.96%) WAN
13 7 (9.59%) Juniper
13 7 (9.59%) McAfee
13 7 (9.59%) Citrix
13 7 (9.59%) MCDST
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.10%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.59%) PaaS
2 7 (9.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 9 (12.33%) Skype
2 9 (12.33%) VPN
3 8 (10.96%) LAN
3 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.96%) WAN
3 8 (10.96%) Wireless
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.22%) Internet
4 6 (8.22%) SSL
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) SMS
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Desktop Support
3 13 (17.81%) Service Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Active Directory Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (12.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Windows Support Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Architect
9 6 (8.22%) Azure Architect
9 6 (8.22%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Life Science
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows 7
2 19 (26.03%) Windows 10
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Migration
3 6 (8.22%) Information Security
3 6 (8.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (8.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (8.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.74%) Break/Fix
5 2 (2.74%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.37%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.37%) Change Management
6 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.37%) CRM
6 1 (1.37%) Project Management
6 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.59%) MCDST
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CCNA
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Nexpose
3 4 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Cisco
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 7 (9.59%) Citrix
4 7 (9.59%) Juniper
4 7 (9.59%) McAfee
5 6 (8.22%) ArcSight
5 6 (8.22%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.22%) F5
5 6 (8.22%) FireEye
5 6 (8.22%) GFI Software
5 6 (8.22%) LogRhythm
5 6 (8.22%) Rapid7
5 6 (8.22%) Sourcefire
5 6 (8.22%) Symantec
5 6 (8.22%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Apple
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Intel