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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 62 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.73% 14.95% 21.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.33% 66.67% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £122 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
131 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.12% 22.42% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 39 35
Median daily rate £425 £275 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 65 (61.90%) Linux
2 50 (47.62%) Unix
3 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (30.48%) Finance
5 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
6 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
6 22 (20.95%) DevOps
6 22 (20.95%) Banking
6 22 (20.95%) HTTP
7 21 (20.00%) SQL
7 21 (20.00%) VMware
8 19 (18.10%) IIS
9 18 (17.14%) ITIL
9 18 (17.14%) DNS
9 18 (17.14%) Tomcat
9 18 (17.14%) Client/Server
9 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
10 16 (15.24%) Puppet
10 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
11 15 (14.29%) DHCP
11 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 15 (14.29%) WebSphere
11 15 (14.29%) Migration
11 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (13.33%) SAN
12 14 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (12.38%) Java
13 13 (12.38%) MySQL

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 19 (18.10%) IIS
2 18 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 12 (11.43%) nginx
5 11 (10.48%) Jetty
6 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (7.62%) Apache
8 6 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (5.71%) Confluence
9 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.81%) JBoss
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (2.86%) SAS
12 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.95%) CICS
13 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.71%) GitHub
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.86%) IaaS
4 3 (2.86%) PaaS
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.95%) Office 365
6 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) HTTP
2 18 (17.14%) DNS
3 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
4 15 (14.29%) DHCP
5 14 (13.33%) SAN
6 11 (10.48%) Firewall
6 11 (10.48%) FTP
6 11 (10.48%) IPsec
7 10 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (9.52%) NAS
8 7 (6.67%) LAN
8 7 (6.67%) Network Security
9 6 (5.71%) SSL
10 5 (4.76%) Internet
10 5 (4.76%) VPN
11 4 (3.81%) WAN
12 3 (2.86%) FCoE
12 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) MySQL
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.76%) DB2
6 3 (2.86%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.86%) HBase
6 3 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.48%) Travis CI
3 9 (8.57%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.86%) JUnit
5 3 (2.86%) Maven
5 3 (2.86%) MSI
5 3 (2.86%) Selenium
5 3 (2.86%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (7.62%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) NAS Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) NetApp Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.81%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) LAMP
2 12 (11.43%) Middleware
3 11 (10.48%) Servlets
4 10 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (6.67%) .NET
7 6 (5.71%) HTML
7 6 (5.71%) RESTful
7 6 (5.71%) XML
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.86%) Rendezvous
8 3 (2.86%) Web Services
8 3 (2.86%) XSLT
9 2 (1.90%) CSS
9 2 (1.90%) J2EE
9 2 (1.90%) jQuery
9 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.95%) COM
10 1 (0.95%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Client/Server
2 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Clustering
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.81%) Biometrics
6 3 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.90%) Replication
7 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.95%) iSeries
8 1 (0.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.90%) Linux
2 50 (47.62%) Unix
3 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (5.71%) OpenVMS
9 4 (3.81%) Solaris
9 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.90%) AIX
11 2 (1.90%) SUSE
11 2 (1.90%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.90%) zOS
12 1 (0.95%) Debian
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) DevOps
2 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (17.14%) ITIL
3 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.29%) Migration
4 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.57%) Project Management
7 7 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.71%) Information Management
8 6 (5.71%) Information Security
8 6 (5.71%) Line Management
8 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.71%) Release Management
9 5 (4.76%) Change Management
9 5 (4.76%) Computer Security
9 5 (4.76%) Security Testing
9 5 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) Java
3 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.52%) Python
4 9 (8.57%) Ruby
5 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.71%) Groovy
7 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.86%) Perl
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) C#
9 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) GCIH
1 4 (3.81%) GSEC
1 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.86%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.90%) MCSE
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.52%) NFS
4 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.86%) KVM
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.86%) SRDF
5 3 (2.86%) Xen
6 2 (1.90%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Puppet
2 14 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.71%) SCCM
4 4 (3.81%) Control-M
5 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.90%) Nessus
6 2 (1.90%) Nmap
6 2 (1.90%) QRadar
6 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.90%) vMotion
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.95%) SCOM
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.00%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) NetApp
3 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.67%) Brocade
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) EMC
6 4 (3.81%) HP
6 4 (3.81%) Intel
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) Citrix
7 3 (2.86%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.86%) IBM
7 3 (2.86%) Splunk
7 3 (2.86%) Sybase
7 3 (2.86%) Teradata
7 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.86%) Veritas
8 2 (1.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.90%) Ektron
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