The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 33 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.59% 11.14% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 49.48% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 13
Median daily rate £350 £410 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +72.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £80 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.04
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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 97 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.49% 22.51% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 27
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -42.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 37 (46.84%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.38%) SQL
4 23 (29.11%) Oracle
4 23 (29.11%) VMware
5 19 (24.05%) Solaris
6 17 (21.52%) Finance
6 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
7 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.99%) DNS
8 15 (18.99%) IIS
8 15 (18.99%) Middleware
8 15 (18.99%) Intel
9 14 (17.72%) SAN
9 14 (17.72%) NetApp
9 14 (17.72%) AIX
9 14 (17.72%) Banking
9 14 (17.72%) DevOps
10 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
10 13 (16.46%) SRDF
10 13 (16.46%) Unix
10 13 (16.46%) NFS
10 13 (16.46%) EMC
10 13 (16.46%) Replication
11 12 (15.19%) SUSE
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.19%) HTTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 15 (18.99%) IIS
2 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.13%) CICS
4 8 (10.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (10.13%) nginx
5 7 (8.86%) Jetty
5 7 (8.86%) Mongrel
6 5 (6.33%) Apache
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.53%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.99%) DNS
3 14 (17.72%) SAN
4 12 (15.19%) HTTP
4 12 (15.19%) NAS
5 9 (11.39%) DHCP
5 9 (11.39%) LAN
5 9 (11.39%) WAN
6 7 (8.86%) FCoE
6 7 (8.86%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (8.86%) FTP
6 7 (8.86%) IPsec
6 7 (8.86%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.86%) Multicast
7 6 (7.59%) LDAP
8 2 (2.53%) Internet
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.27%) Skype
9 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.92%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) DB2
3 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.33%) HBase
5 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
7 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Travis CI
3 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Architect
2 16 (20.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (15.19%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.33%) Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) DBA
11 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Support Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Middleware
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (10.13%) .NET
3 8 (10.13%) LAMP
4 7 (8.86%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (8.86%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (8.86%) Servlets
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) Rendezvous
5 5 (6.33%) XML
5 5 (6.33%) XSLT
6 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.06%) ADO
6 4 (5.06%) WinForms
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
8 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.53%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.27%) Marionette.js
9 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Replication
2 6 (7.59%) Symmetrix
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Statistics
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Linux
2 19 (24.05%) Solaris
3 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.72%) AIX
5 13 (16.46%) Unix
6 12 (15.19%) SUSE
7 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
8 9 (11.39%) zOS
9 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
10 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (5.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (5.06%) VMS
13 2 (2.53%) CentOS
13 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps
3 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.13%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (8.86%) Benchmarking
6 7 (8.86%) Change Management
6 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.59%) Migration
7 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.06%) Server Building
10 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.80%) ETL
10 3 (3.80%) ITIL
10 3 (3.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Project Management
10 3 (3.80%) SOA
10 3 (3.80%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
2 9 (11.39%) Java
2 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.13%) Perl
4 7 (8.86%) Python
4 7 (8.86%) Ruby
5 4 (5.06%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) C#
7 1 (1.27%) Groovy
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) OCP
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCP
2 1 (1.27%) MCSE
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.46%) NFS
2 13 (16.46%) SRDF
3 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.86%) KVM
6 7 (8.86%) Xen
7 6 (7.59%) Docker
7 6 (7.59%) Veritas File System
7 6 (7.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.27%) Squid
9 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.27%) vSphere
9 1 (1.27%) XenApp
9 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) SCCM
2 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 6 (7.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.27%) Control-M
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 23 (29.11%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Intel
4 14 (17.72%) NetApp
5 13 (16.46%) EMC
6 12 (15.19%) Cisco
6 12 (15.19%) IBM
7 7 (8.86%) Veritas
8 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.59%) Sun
9 5 (6.33%) DataSynapse
9 5 (6.33%) Dell
9 5 (6.33%) Sybase
9 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
10 4 (5.06%) Citrix
11 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 2 (2.53%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
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