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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.74% 24.86% 23.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.70% 71.67% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 21
Average daily rate
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£238 £180 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
54 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.86% 34.68% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 40
Average daily rate £325 £200 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.73 £22.69 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
4 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 16 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (23.44%) MS Office
7 14 (21.88%) SQL
7 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (18.75%) Cisco
8 12 (18.75%) HP
9 10 (15.63%) Finance
9 10 (15.63%) VMware
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle
10 9 (14.06%) SCCM
10 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
10 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (10.94%) SLA
11 7 (10.94%) Migration
12 6 (9.38%) NHS
12 6 (9.38%) EMC
12 6 (9.38%) SAN
12 6 (9.38%) NetApp
12 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.38%) Solaris
12 6 (9.38%) Apache
12 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
12 6 (9.38%) SCOM
13 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (9.38%) Apache
1 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) NAS
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) Multicast
4 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.13%) FCoE
4 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) QlikView
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (7.81%) Cantonese Language
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Rollout Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) XSLT
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) NHS
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
2 16 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Solaris
6 5 (7.81%) Linux
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Change Management
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) BCP
5 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
6 3 (4.69%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) Validation
7 2 (3.13%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.13%) ERP
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.13%) WFM
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.56%) CCAA
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) CCA
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.25%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) vCloud
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) XenServer
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) KVM
5 2 (3.13%) Xen
5 2 (3.13%) SRDF
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.25%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.25%) Puppet
4 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) HP
3 10 (15.63%) VMware
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle
5 6 (9.38%) EMC
5 6 (9.38%) NetApp
6 5 (7.81%) Symantec
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) McAfee
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) Intel
8 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.13%) DataSynapse
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) Sybase
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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