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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 20 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 11 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.14% 4.82% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 57.89% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 25
Average daily rate £288 £275 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £255 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £295 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.73 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.76% +8.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
125 19 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.94% 8.33% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 8 33
Average daily rate £420 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.73 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.76% +8.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 41 (43.62%) Linux
2 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
3 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
4 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
5 22 (23.40%) VMware
6 21 (22.34%) ITIL
7 18 (19.15%) Finance
7 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
8 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (17.02%) MS Office
9 16 (17.02%) HP
10 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
11 14 (14.89%) DevOps
11 14 (14.89%) Unix
11 14 (14.89%) SQL
11 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
12 13 (13.83%) Selenium
12 13 (13.83%) JIRA
13 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
13 12 (12.77%) Migration
13 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
13 12 (12.77%) Puppet
14 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (11.70%) SNMP
14 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (10.64%) QA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.57%) Confluence
4 6 (6.38%) JBoss
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) IIS
6 4 (4.26%) nginx
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.13%) Moodle
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Office
2 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Project
4 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) IaaS
2 4 (4.26%) PaaS
2 4 (4.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) SNMP
2 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 9 (9.57%) SAN
2 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.45%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (7.45%) NAS
4 6 (6.38%) Internet
4 6 (6.38%) Network Security
5 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) DHCP
6 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 4 (4.26%) Wireless
7 3 (3.19%) VLAN
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (2.13%) IMAP
8 2 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) MS Access
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.83%) JIRA
2 13 (13.83%) Selenium
3 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.57%) HP UFT
3 9 (9.57%) JMeter
3 9 (9.57%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.26%) JUnit
4 4 (4.26%) Maven
4 4 (4.26%) MSI
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.19%) Metasploit
6 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Analyst
2 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (9.57%) Test Leader
3 8 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.38%) Administrator
5 6 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) NAS Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) NetApp Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) LAMP
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.19%) Middleware
4 3 (3.19%) XML
5 2 (2.13%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.13%) Sensu
6 1 (1.06%) COM
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.06%) JMS
6 1 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.06%) Servlets
6 1 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) PKI
3 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) PDA
6 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.06%) iSeries
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.62%) Linux
2 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.89%) Unix
5 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.57%) Mac OS X
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.45%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.32%) Windows 2000
12 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.13%) Debian
14 1 (1.06%) AIX
14 1 (1.06%) OpenVMS
14 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
14 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) DevOps
4 12 (12.77%) Migration
4 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (8.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.32%) Change Management
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.32%) Information Security
11 4 (4.26%) Code Coverage
11 4 (4.26%) Quality Management
11 4 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) Perl
3 7 (7.45%) Python
4 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.32%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) Ruby
6 3 (3.19%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) CCNA
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.19%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 2 (2.13%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.45%) NFS
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) Xen
5 2 (2.13%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.13%) KVM
6 1 (1.06%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.06%) Varnish
6 1 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.38%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) Ansible
4 3 (3.19%) Nagios
4 3 (3.19%) Nessus
4 3 (3.19%) Nmap
4 3 (3.19%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.13%) Grafana
5 2 (2.13%) Kibana
5 2 (2.13%) logstash
5 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.13%) Uchiwa
5 2 (2.13%) vMotion
6 1 (1.06%) Cacti
6 1 (1.06%) Graphite
6 1 (1.06%) Opsview
6 1 (1.06%) QRadar
6 1 (1.06%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.40%) VMware
3 16 (17.02%) HP
4 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.51%) NetApp
6 7 (7.45%) Brocade
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix
8 3 (3.19%) Dell
8 3 (3.19%) Peregrine
8 3 (3.19%) Remedy
9 2 (2.13%) Adobe
9 2 (2.13%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.13%) Ektron
9 2 (2.13%) New Relic
10 1 (1.06%) EMC
10 1 (1.06%) Juniper
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle
10 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.06%) Splunk
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