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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 38.46% 46.43% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 65.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.88 £10.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
5 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Barnsley 38.46% 71.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
Average daily rate £213 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% -19.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
3 4 (36.36%) NHS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Mitel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Support
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
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