The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 78 98 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.37% 27.53% 17.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 83.05% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 24
Average daily rate £200 £330 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +42.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.20 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £29.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
114 118 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.23% 33.15% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 49
Average daily rate £283 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.39% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 50 £200 -11.11% 13
Doncaster +2 10 £200 -37.93% 2
Barnsley +2 4 £213 -9.57% 2
Rotherham -1 2 - - 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 57 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 44 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 41 (27.70%) ITIL
5 39 (26.35%) Windows XP
6 37 (25.00%) VMware
7 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (21.62%) SQL
9 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (14.86%) HP
10 22 (14.86%) Citrix
10 22 (14.86%) Linux
11 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 19 (12.84%) UNIX
13 18 (12.16%) MS Office
14 17 (11.49%) SAN
15 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
15 16 (10.81%) IIS
15 16 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (10.14%) SCCM
17 14 (9.46%) MS Exchange
17 14 (9.46%) Hyper-V
18 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
19 12 (8.11%) Finance
20 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
20 11 (7.43%) NHS
20 11 (7.43%) Oracle
21 10 (6.76%) LAN
22 9 (6.08%) SCOM
22 9 (6.08%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (10.81%) IIS
2 14 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) SAN
2 10 (6.76%) LAN
3 9 (6.08%) WAN
4 7 (4.73%) Internet
5 6 (4.05%) Firewall
5 6 (4.05%) DNS
6 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.38%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.70%) DHCP
8 3 (2.03%) FTP
8 3 (2.03%) Wireless
8 3 (2.03%) NAS
8 3 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.35%) 3G
9 2 (1.35%) VoIP
10 1 (0.68%) HTTP
10 1 (0.68%) POP3
10 1 (0.68%) SMTP
10 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) DataStage
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.03%) DB2
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) French Language
2 3 (2.03%) Back Office
3 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.92%) Analyst
2 17 (11.49%) Support Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (8.78%) Applications Support
4 13 (8.78%) Desktop Support
5 12 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Build Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.38%) Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.03%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) COM
5 1 (0.68%) EJB
5 1 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.68%) Servlets
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) Dojo
5 1 (0.68%) WCF
5 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) JPA
5 1 (0.68%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) NHS
2 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.70%) Firmware
3 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.73%) Windows 7
2 39 (26.35%) Windows XP
3 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (14.86%) Linux
6 19 (12.84%) UNIX
7 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.38%) AIX
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.03%) CentOS
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.68%) VMS
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) ITIL
2 7 (4.73%) Migration
3 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
4 5 (3.38%) Service Management
4 5 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.70%) Data Management
5 4 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.03%) Change Management
6 3 (2.03%) Information Security
6 3 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.35%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.35%) Validation
7 2 (1.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.35%) Project Management
7 2 (1.35%) RAD
7 2 (1.35%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) Java
3 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.35%) VB
4 2 (1.35%) C
4 2 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.05%) MCSE
5 5 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCDST
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.41%) XenServer
5 7 (4.73%) vSphere
6 5 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.35%) UAG
7 2 (1.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) SCCM
2 9 (6.08%) SCOM
3 4 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.35%) Foglight
5 2 (1.35%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Control-M
6 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.00%) VMware
3 22 (14.86%) HP
3 22 (14.86%) Citrix
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle
5 9 (6.08%) NetApp
6 8 (5.41%) Cisco
7 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.05%) IBM
9 4 (2.70%) Veeam
10 3 (2.03%) Dell
10 3 (2.03%) EMC
10 3 (2.03%) Brocade
11 2 (1.35%) AppSense
11 2 (1.35%) BMC
11 2 (1.35%) CA
11 2 (1.35%) Sun
12 1 (0.68%) JBoss
12 1 (0.68%) Veritas
12 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
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