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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 94 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.59% 24.23% 12.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.34% 75.20% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 57 11
Average daily rate
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£319 £225 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -48.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £173 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £33.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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
91 125 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.59% 32.22% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 26
Average daily rate £325 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 -4 30 £210 +2.43% 21
Doncaster 0 9 £335 +59.52% 2
Barnsley 0 5 £275 +10.00% 3
Rotherham - 2 £375 - 4
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 50 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.37%) Windows XP
3 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
4 37 (27.41%) Windows 7
5 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (17.78%) HP
6 24 (17.78%) ITIL
6 24 (17.78%) VMware
7 23 (17.04%) MS Office
7 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (15.56%) SQL
9 20 (14.81%) SCCM
10 19 (14.07%) IIS
11 18 (13.33%) Citrix
12 17 (12.59%) LAN
13 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 14 (10.37%) .NET
15 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
15 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
15 13 (9.63%) NHS
15 13 (9.63%) Incident Management
15 13 (9.63%) Migration
16 12 (8.89%) FTP
16 12 (8.89%) SLA
16 12 (8.89%) Linux
17 11 (8.15%) DNS
17 11 (8.15%) WAN
17 11 (8.15%) Firewall
18 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
18 10 (7.41%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (14.07%) IIS
2 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.22%) Lync
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.48%) Quickr
8 2 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Office
2 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) LAN
2 12 (8.89%) FTP
3 11 (8.15%) WAN
3 11 (8.15%) DNS
3 11 (8.15%) Firewall
4 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.19%) DHCP
6 5 (3.70%) SAN
6 5 (3.70%) Internet
7 4 (2.96%) VPN
8 3 (2.22%) Wireless
9 2 (1.48%) VLAN
9 2 (1.48%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.48%) 3G
9 2 (1.48%) LDAP
9 2 (1.48%) HTTP
9 2 (1.48%) VoIP
10 1 (0.74%) SMTP
10 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) QlikView
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.22%) DataStage
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Subversion
1 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.48%) Hudson
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (4.44%) Cantonese Language
3 4 (2.96%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) German Language
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.67%) IT Support
7 8 (5.93%) Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (5.19%) Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) .NET
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.48%) Middleware
4 2 (1.48%) WinForms
5 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.74%) HTML5
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) NHS
2 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.44%) Firmware
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.37%) Windows XP
2 37 (27.41%) Windows 7
3 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.89%) Linux
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.22%) UNIX
9 3 (2.22%) AIX
10 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.74%) Solaris
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.78%) ITIL
2 13 (9.63%) Migration
2 13 (9.63%) Incident Management
3 6 (4.44%) Project Management
4 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (2.96%) Software Distribution
5 4 (2.96%) Validation
5 4 (2.96%) Change Management
6 3 (2.22%) ERP
6 3 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.22%) Change Control
6 3 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (2.22%) WFM
6 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.48%) Workflow
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.96%) Python
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.22%) C
5 2 (1.48%) C#
5 2 (1.48%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.70%) MCP
4 4 (2.96%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.74%) CCAA
7 1 (0.74%) CCA
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) COREP
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) Basel II
System Software
1 50 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.19%) XenApp
4 6 (4.44%) XenServer
4 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.22%) MetaFrame
6 3 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.48%) Xen
7 2 (1.48%) vCloud
7 2 (1.48%) qmail
8 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.22%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.48%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.74%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.78%) HP
2 24 (17.78%) VMware
3 18 (13.33%) Citrix
4 10 (7.41%) Cisco
5 8 (5.93%) Remedy
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle
6 6 (4.44%) JBoss
7 5 (3.70%) IBM
7 5 (3.70%) NetApp
8 4 (2.96%) Dell
9 3 (2.22%) Lotus
9 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.22%) CA
9 3 (2.22%) Veeam
10 2 (1.48%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.48%) SAP
11 1 (0.74%) EMC
11 1 (0.74%) Compaq
11 1 (0.74%) McAfee
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