Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 17 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 > Wakefield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 21.90% 10.53% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 90.91% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Wakefield median daily rate £275 £225 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £135 £109 £152
90th Percentile £331 £338 £229
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £10.13 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £12.10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.12% +8.29%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 21.90% 11.58% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Wakefield median daily rate £275 £188 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -37.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £135 £113 £172
90th Percentile £331 £338 £374
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £10.13 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £32.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wakefield

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Wakefield

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wakefield over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Wakefield

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) SCCM
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) LAN
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
8 5 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Avaya
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco
10 3 (13.04%) MCSE
10 3 (13.04%) MCSA
10 3 (13.04%) MCP
10 3 (13.04%) Clustering
10 3 (13.04%) Law
10 3 (13.04%) Legal

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.35%) SAP EP
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Law
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Support
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) Security Management
2 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCDST
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas