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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 32.00% 50.00% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £310 £303 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.69 £13.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.33 £13.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.93 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
16 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 64.00% 62.50% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.69 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.26 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) NHS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Deskside Support
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Migration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Senior ICT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) VMware