The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire / Barnsley
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 30.00% 54.55% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £18.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 - £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
4 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 40.00% 81.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.51 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Barnsley region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 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 Barnsley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) NAS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) VMware