The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 16.67% 38.46% 46.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 100.00% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Average daily rate
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£175 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £290 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.88 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
Windows
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Barnsley region.

Operating Systems Category
Barnsley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 44.44% 38.46% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Average daily rate £200 £213 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £280 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Barnsley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Barnsley region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Barnsley

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Barnsley

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Barnsley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Barnsley 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 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Barnsley 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint