The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 85 77 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.29% 24.84% 24.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.00% 76.24% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 33
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £112 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.13 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -58.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.83% 32.58% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 44
Average daily rate £285 £275 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -38.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 41 £275 +15.78% 15
Doncaster 0 16 £425 +112.50% 5
Rotherham 0 9 £288 +59.72% 1
Barnsley 0 2 £225 -7.69% 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 62 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 52 (35.37%) Linux
3 48 (32.65%) SQL
4 45 (30.61%) ITIL
5 38 (25.85%) IIS
6 36 (24.49%) Active Directory
7 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.81%) Migration
8 33 (22.45%) JBoss
9 32 (21.77%) Firewall
10 31 (21.09%) .NET
10 31 (21.09%) NetApp
11 30 (20.41%) VMware
12 29 (19.73%) Windows 7
12 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (19.05%) Red Hat
13 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (17.69%) UNIX
14 26 (17.69%) SharePoint
14 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
15 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (16.33%) MS Office
16 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (15.65%) Oracle
18 22 (14.97%) BizTalk Server
19 21 (14.29%) Windows XP
20 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
20 19 (12.93%) Windows 2000 Server
21 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 38 (25.85%) IIS
2 33 (22.45%) JBoss
3 26 (17.69%) SharePoint
4 22 (14.97%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.40%) Apache
6 5 (3.40%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.04%) Lync
8 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Office
2 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
1 2 (1.36%) PaaS
1 2 (1.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.77%) Firewall
2 14 (9.52%) SAN
3 12 (8.16%) LAN
4 10 (6.80%) NAS
4 10 (6.80%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (5.44%) WAN
5 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.76%) DNS
6 7 (4.76%) Internet
7 5 (3.40%) DHCP
8 4 (2.72%) ADSL
9 3 (2.04%) SMS
10 2 (1.36%) FTP
11 1 (0.68%) PABX
11 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) DTS
4 1 (0.68%) DataStage
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.04%) JUnit
3 3 (2.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) Maven
4 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) Selenium
4 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.36%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.04%) Publishing
2 3 (2.04%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Banking
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.68%) German Language
4 1 (0.68%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Analyst
2 19 (12.93%) Migration Engineer
3 17 (11.56%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Service Analyst
4 12 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.08%) NetApp Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) NetApp Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) NAS Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.09%) .NET
2 14 (9.52%) Web Services
3 12 (8.16%) XML
4 2 (1.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) EJB
5 1 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.68%) Servlets
5 1 (0.68%) Struts
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.68%) JSF
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.72%) User Experience
3 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.04%) iPhone
4 3 (2.04%) NHS
4 3 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.37%) Linux
2 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (19.73%) Windows 7
3 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.69%) UNIX
5 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 19 (12.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (10.20%) Windows 2000
10 10 (6.80%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.40%) Solaris
13 3 (2.04%) AIX
14 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) ITIL
2 35 (23.81%) Migration
3 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.44%) Service Management
4 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 6 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.40%) Quality Management
7 5 (3.40%) Project Management
8 4 (2.72%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (2.04%) Server Building
9 3 (2.04%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (2.04%) Change Management
9 3 (2.04%) ITSM
9 3 (2.04%) Information Security
10 2 (1.36%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.36%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) SQL
2 19 (12.93%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.88%) VB
4 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.08%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.36%) Perl
7 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.40%) MCSE
5 4 (2.72%) MCP
6 2 (1.36%) MCITP
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 36 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.80%) NFS
4 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.04%) vSphere
6 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.36%) XenApp
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.68%) Squid
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) Foglight
2 6 (4.08%) Puppet
3 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) OpenView
5 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.68%) Control-M
5 1 (0.68%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.68%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 62 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.09%) NetApp
3 30 (20.41%) VMware
4 28 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 23 (15.65%) Oracle
6 18 (12.24%) Cisco
7 15 (10.20%) HP
8 14 (9.52%) Citrix
9 12 (8.16%) EMC
10 10 (6.80%) Brocade
11 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.08%) New Relic
12 5 (3.40%) Sun
13 4 (2.72%) IBM
14 2 (1.36%) Symantec
15 1 (0.68%) Remedy
15 1 (0.68%) McAfee
15 1 (0.68%) Websense
15 1 (0.68%) Perforce
15 1 (0.68%) Juniper
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