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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 25.00% 41.67% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 71.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £244 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +3.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
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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
2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 25.00% 58.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £250 £375 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
5 1 (12.50%) German Language

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM