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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 60.00% 53.85% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £319 £175 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 80.00% 53.85% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £380 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.14% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Barnsley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Barnsley region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) KML
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) KML
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat