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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 59 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.61% 15.22% 22.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.82% 65.63% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 21
Median daily rate £463 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £124 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £320 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Median hourly rate - £14.85 £11.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
97 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.66% 23.19% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 35
Median daily rate £463 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £140 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £11.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 73 (64.04%) Linux
2 54 (47.37%) Unix
3 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.07%) Finance
5 27 (23.68%) Banking
5 27 (23.68%) SQL
6 26 (22.81%) HTTP
7 25 (21.93%) IIS
7 25 (21.93%) VMware
7 25 (21.93%) DevOps
8 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
10 21 (18.42%) WebSphere
10 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 21 (18.42%) Tomcat
11 20 (17.54%) DNS
11 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.67%) Java
13 18 (15.79%) DHCP
13 18 (15.79%) Middleware
14 17 (14.91%) SAN
14 17 (14.91%) Active Directory
14 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (14.04%) Bash Shell
16 15 (13.16%) Client/Server
16 15 (13.16%) MySQL
16 15 (13.16%) nginx
16 15 (13.16%) Migration
16 15 (13.16%) Puppet

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 25 (21.93%) IIS
2 21 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 21 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 15 (13.16%) nginx
4 14 (12.28%) Jetty
5 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 7 (6.14%) Apache
6 7 (6.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (6.14%) Confluence
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.51%) CICS
8 4 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.51%) SAS
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.88%) JBoss
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.14%) GitHub
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.75%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.81%) HTTP
2 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 20 (17.54%) DNS
4 18 (15.79%) DHCP
5 17 (14.91%) SAN
6 14 (12.28%) FTP
6 14 (12.28%) IPsec
7 13 (11.40%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (11.40%) NAS
8 12 (10.53%) LAN
9 9 (7.89%) WAN
10 8 (7.02%) Firewall
11 7 (6.14%) FCoE
11 7 (6.14%) iSCSI
11 7 (6.14%) Multicast
12 6 (5.26%) SSL
13 5 (4.39%) Internet
13 5 (4.39%) Network Security
13 5 (4.39%) VPN
14 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) MySQL
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.89%) DB2
5 6 (5.26%) HBase
6 4 (3.51%) Base SAS
6 4 (3.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) Big Data
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.28%) Travis CI
3 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.14%) JIRA
5 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 27 (23.68%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (14.04%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Administrator
7 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (5.26%) OAT Tester
9 6 (5.26%) Tester
10 5 (4.39%) Consultant
11 4 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) Middleware
2 14 (12.28%) Servlets
3 13 (11.40%) LAMP
3 13 (11.40%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (7.02%) HTML
5 8 (7.02%) XML
6 7 (6.14%) RESTful
7 6 (5.26%) .NET
7 6 (5.26%) Rendezvous
7 6 (5.26%) XSLT
8 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.75%) CSS
10 2 (1.75%) J2EE
10 2 (1.75%) jQuery
10 2 (1.75%) Web Services
11 1 (0.88%) COM
11 1 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.26%) Replication
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Biometrics
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.88%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) PDA
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.04%) Linux
2 54 (47.37%) Unix
3 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.65%) Solaris
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (5.26%) OpenVMS
8 5 (4.39%) AIX
8 5 (4.39%) SUSE
8 5 (4.39%) zOS
9 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.75%) CentOS
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) DevOps
2 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) Migration
5 14 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (12.28%) ITIL
6 9 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 7 (6.14%) Benchmarking
7 7 (6.14%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.14%) Release Management
8 6 (5.26%) Change Management
8 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.26%) Line Management
8 6 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.39%) Information Management
9 5 (4.39%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) SQL
2 19 (16.67%) Java
3 16 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 13 (11.40%) Python
5 12 (10.53%) Ruby
6 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.14%) Groovy
8 5 (4.39%) Perl
8 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.75%) C#
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) GCIH
1 4 (3.51%) GSEC
1 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.51%) SAS Certification
2 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) MCSE
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Active Directory
1 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.40%) NFS
3 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) KVM
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.14%) SRDF
4 7 (6.14%) Xen
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.39%) Control-M
4 5 (4.39%) SCCM
5 3 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.75%) Nagios
6 2 (1.75%) QRadar
7 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.93%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) NetApp
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) Cisco
5 11 (9.65%) Intel
6 8 (7.02%) EMC
7 6 (5.26%) Brocade
7 6 (5.26%) DataSynapse
7 6 (5.26%) IBM
7 6 (5.26%) Sybase
7 6 (5.26%) TIBCO
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.51%) HP
9 4 (3.51%) Teradata
9 4 (3.51%) Veritas
10 2 (1.75%) Citrix
10 2 (1.75%) Ektron
10 2 (1.75%) Google
10 2 (1.75%) Lotus
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