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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 29 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.57% 10.74% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.05% 39.47% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 2
Median daily rate £406 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £179 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%

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
79 114 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.17% 27.21% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 8
Median daily rate £440 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017, 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 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 8 (19.51%) Replication
5 8 (19.51%) AIX
5 8 (19.51%) DNS
5 8 (19.51%) SAN
5 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.07%) Office 365
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (17.07%) NetApp
6 7 (17.07%) NFS
7 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (14.63%) IBM
7 6 (14.63%) SUSE
7 6 (14.63%) Symmetrix
7 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) Sun
7 6 (14.63%) EMC
7 6 (14.63%) Veritas
7 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
7 6 (14.63%) Solaris
7 6 (14.63%) LDAP

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) CICS
2 2 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) LDAP
2 6 (14.63%) NAS
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) DB2
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Administrator
2 7 (17.07%) DBA
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Desktop Support
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Marionette.js
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.44%) WAP
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) WinForms
2 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Replication
2 6 (14.63%) Symmetrix
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) AIX
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.63%) Solaris
5 6 (14.63%) SUSE
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Unix
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (9.76%) VMS
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.88%) zOS
10 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.20%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) ETL
5 2 (4.88%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.44%) Server Building
6 1 (2.44%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCSE
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCSA
2 2 (4.88%) OCP
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) NFS
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (14.63%) SRDF
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas File System
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) NetApp
5 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 6 (14.63%) IBM
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.63%) Sun
5 6 (14.63%) Veritas
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds