The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.00% 23.81% 10.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.54% 69.77% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.35% 34.13% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Sheffield region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.58%) Windows XP
3 18 (25.35%) HP
4 17 (23.94%) ITIL
4 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.90%) MS Office
6 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.49%) Citrix
6 11 (15.49%) SCCM
7 9 (12.68%) SQL
7 9 (12.68%) VMware
7 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
8 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 7 (9.86%) Finance
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
10 6 (8.45%) Linux
10 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.45%) SAN
10 6 (8.45%) NHS
10 6 (8.45%) XenServer
11 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
11 5 (7.04%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (7.04%) Cantonese Language
11 5 (7.04%) QlikView
11 5 (7.04%) Firmware
11 5 (7.04%) SLA
11 5 (7.04%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) VLAN
2 2 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) QlikView
3 3 (4.23%) DataStage
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
1 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Hudson
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (7.04%) Cantonese Language
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.27%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) QlikView Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) NHS
2 5 (7.04%) Firmware
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows XP
2 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (23.94%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) UNIX
6 3 (4.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) Change Management
4 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.23%) Change Control
5 3 (4.23%) Software Distribution
5 3 (4.23%) WFM
5 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.23%) Validation
5 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.41%) Scrum
7 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.41%) TDD
7 1 (1.41%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CCAA
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) CCA
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.41%) Basel II
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) COREP
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) XenServer
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) qmail
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.41%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) HP
3 11 (15.49%) Citrix
4 9 (12.68%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) Dell
7 3 (4.23%) Veeam
7 3 (4.23%) JBoss
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) AppSense
8 2 (2.82%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Splunk
9 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.41%) Compaq
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Lotus
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy
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