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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 12 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 76 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.67% 14.26% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.37% 48.72% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 17
Median daily rate £350 £288 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £117 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £12.00 £14.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £25.00 £18.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
118 156 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.82% 29.27% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 101 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £155 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 26 £400 +33.33% 8
Doncaster 0 8 £265 +6.00% 2
Barnsley 0 6 £310 -0.80% 2
Rotherham -3 3 £273 - 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 44 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.79%) VMware
3 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
4 28 (23.14%) Linux
5 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
6 21 (17.36%) SQL
6 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
7 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
8 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (14.05%) MS Exchange
9 17 (14.05%) Finance
10 16 (13.22%) Oracle
10 16 (13.22%) SAN
10 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (13.22%) SCCM
11 15 (12.40%) Unix
12 14 (11.57%) Solaris
12 14 (11.57%) IBM
12 14 (11.57%) Migration
13 13 (10.74%) DNS
13 13 (10.74%) ITIL
13 13 (10.74%) NetApp
13 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (9.92%) Office 365
14 12 (9.92%) Red Hat
14 12 (9.92%) .NET
14 12 (9.92%) AIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 17 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.79%) IIS
3 6 (4.96%) CICS
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.31%) nginx
5 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.48%) Jetty
6 3 (2.48%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.65%) Apache
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) SAN
2 13 (10.74%) DNS
3 10 (8.26%) NAS
3 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.79%) Internet
4 7 (5.79%) LAN
4 7 (5.79%) WAN
5 6 (4.96%) DHCP
5 6 (4.96%) LDAP
6 4 (3.31%) HTTP
7 3 (2.48%) Firewall
7 3 (2.48%) FTP
7 3 (2.48%) IPsec
7 3 (2.48%) VoIP
7 3 (2.48%) VPN
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.65%) FCoE
8 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.65%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.96%) DB2
4 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) Ingres
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.83%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.48%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.65%) ReSharper
2 2 (1.65%) Subversion
2 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.65%) YouTrack
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (19.01%) Analyst
2 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Architect
4 11 (9.09%) Administrator
4 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.44%) Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Service Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) DBA
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) Middleware
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.79%) WinForms
4 5 (4.13%) LAMP
4 5 (4.13%) Web Services
5 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.31%) ADO
6 3 (2.48%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.48%) Servlets
6 3 (2.48%) WCF
7 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.65%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.83%) CSS
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.83%) WPF
8 1 (0.83%) XML
8 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Replication
2 8 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.96%) NHS
3 6 (4.96%) Symmetrix
4 4 (3.31%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) iSeries
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Windows Server
2 28 (23.14%) Linux
3 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
4 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.40%) Unix
7 14 (11.57%) Solaris
8 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (9.92%) AIX
9 12 (9.92%) SUSE
10 9 (7.44%) Windows 10
11 7 (5.79%) zOS
12 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
13 4 (3.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (3.31%) VMS
13 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000
13 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Migration
2 13 (10.74%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.44%) DevOps
3 9 (7.44%) Problem Management
4 7 (5.79%) Service Management
5 6 (4.96%) Change Control
5 6 (4.96%) Change Management
5 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.96%) Feasibility Study
5 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.31%) ERP
6 4 (3.31%) High Availability
6 4 (3.31%) Process Improvement
6 4 (3.31%) Supplier Management
6 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) Perl
3 5 (4.13%) C#
3 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.31%) VB
5 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.48%) Python
5 3 (2.48%) Ruby
5 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.31%) MCSE
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.65%) MCSA
5 2 (1.65%) OCP
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 44 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.61%) NFS
3 8 (6.61%) SRDF
3 8 (6.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.96%) Veritas File System
6 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.31%) Docker
7 4 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.48%) vSphere
9 2 (1.65%) KVM
9 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.65%) Xen
9 2 (1.65%) XenApp
9 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.83%) Squid
10 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.48%) Puppet
4 2 (1.65%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.83%) DameWare
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.79%) VMware
3 16 (13.22%) Oracle
4 14 (11.57%) IBM
5 13 (10.74%) NetApp
6 12 (9.92%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.09%) EMC
8 9 (7.44%) Cisco
9 8 (6.61%) Citrix
9 8 (6.61%) Intel
9 8 (6.61%) Veritas
10 6 (4.96%) Dell
10 6 (4.96%) Sun
11 4 (3.31%) BMC
11 4 (3.31%) CA
11 4 (3.31%) HP
12 2 (1.65%) DevExpress
12 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.65%) Symantec
12 2 (1.65%) Veeam
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