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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.24% 18.98% 21.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.34% 67.83% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 22
Median daily rate £475 £275 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £334 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -8.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £7.19 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £22.60 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
119 115 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.84% 27.98% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 60 36
Median daily rate £500 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £170 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £7.19 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 59 £500 +110.52% 12
Doncaster +2 4 £206 -54.16% 4
Rotherham -2 3 £300 +4.34% 2
Barnsley 0 2 £120 -46.66% 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 75 (53.19%) Linux
2 50 (35.46%) Unix
3 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
4 37 (26.24%) SQL
5 34 (24.11%) VMware
5 34 (24.11%) Windows Server
6 28 (19.86%) Banking
7 27 (19.15%) HTTP
7 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
8 26 (18.44%) IIS
8 26 (18.44%) Finance
8 26 (18.44%) DevOps
9 25 (17.73%) Jenkins
10 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
11 23 (16.31%) DNS
12 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
12 22 (15.60%) Tomcat
12 22 (15.60%) SAN
12 22 (15.60%) WebSphere
12 22 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.89%) DHCP
14 20 (14.18%) ITIL
14 20 (14.18%) Middleware
15 18 (12.77%) Java
16 17 (12.06%) Oracle
16 17 (12.06%) LAN
17 16 (11.35%) EMC
17 16 (11.35%) Intel

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 26 (18.44%) IIS
2 22 (15.60%) Tomcat
2 22 (15.60%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.64%) Jetty
3 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.64%) nginx
4 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.96%) Apache
5 7 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (4.96%) Confluence
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.26%) CICS
6 6 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.84%) SAS
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.96%) GitHub
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.55%) Office 365
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.42%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) HTTP
2 23 (16.31%) DNS
3 22 (15.60%) SAN
3 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.89%) DHCP
5 17 (12.06%) LAN
6 15 (10.64%) FTP
6 15 (10.64%) IPsec
7 13 (9.22%) WAN
8 11 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (7.80%) NAS
9 10 (7.09%) FCoE
9 10 (7.09%) Firewall
9 10 (7.09%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.09%) Multicast
10 6 (4.26%) Internet
10 6 (4.26%) SSL
11 5 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (3.55%) VPN
12 4 (2.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) MySQL
3 13 (9.22%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.80%) DB2
5 7 (4.96%) HBase
6 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.84%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.64%) Travis CI
3 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.96%) JIRA
5 4 (2.84%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (19.86%) Banking
2 26 (18.44%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (15.60%) Analyst
2 17 (12.06%) Architect
3 16 (11.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (9.93%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Security Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.09%) Administrator
10 9 (6.38%) Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.96%) Tester
11 7 (4.96%) Windows Administrator
12 6 (4.26%) Service Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) Middleware
2 15 (10.64%) Servlets
3 13 (9.22%) LAMP
3 13 (9.22%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (9.22%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (5.67%) HTML
4 8 (5.67%) XML
5 7 (4.96%) .NET
5 7 (4.96%) Rendezvous
5 7 (4.96%) RESTful
5 7 (4.96%) XSLT
6 6 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.84%) ADO
7 4 (2.84%) WinForms
8 2 (1.42%) J2EE
8 2 (1.42%) Web Services
9 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.67%) Replication
3 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Biometrics
5 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.84%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Linux
2 50 (35.46%) Unix
3 34 (24.11%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.35%) Solaris
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.96%) AIX
9 7 (4.96%) SUSE
9 7 (4.96%) zOS
10 6 (4.26%) OpenVMS
10 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.42%) CentOS
11 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.44%) DevOps
2 22 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (14.18%) ITIL
4 16 (11.35%) Migration
5 15 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (8.51%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.51%) Project Management
7 11 (7.80%) Benchmarking
8 9 (6.38%) Release Management
9 7 (4.96%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.26%) Computer Security
10 6 (4.26%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.26%) Line Management
10 6 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.26%) Process Improvement
11 5 (3.55%) Information Management
11 5 (3.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) SQL
2 18 (12.77%) Java
3 16 (11.35%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.22%) Python
4 13 (9.22%) Ruby
5 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.96%) Groovy
7 5 (3.55%) VB
8 3 (2.13%) Perl
8 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.42%) C
10 1 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) GCIH
3 4 (2.84%) GSEC
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.84%) SAS Certification
4 3 (2.13%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.42%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) PMBOK
System Software
1 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.80%) NFS
4 10 (7.09%) KVM
4 10 (7.09%) SRDF
4 10 (7.09%) Xen
5 8 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.42%) Docker
8 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) Puppet
2 15 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.22%) SCCM
4 8 (5.67%) SCOM
5 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.55%) Control-M
7 3 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.42%) Nagios
8 2 (1.42%) QRadar
8 2 (1.42%) SCSM
8 2 (1.42%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.11%) VMware
3 17 (12.06%) Oracle
4 16 (11.35%) Cisco
4 16 (11.35%) EMC
4 16 (11.35%) Intel
5 11 (7.80%) IBM
5 11 (7.80%) NetApp
6 8 (5.67%) Citrix
6 8 (5.67%) Veritas
7 7 (4.96%) DataSynapse
7 7 (4.96%) HP
7 7 (4.96%) Sybase
7 7 (4.96%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.84%) Teradata
9 3 (2.13%) Dell
9 3 (2.13%) Lotus
9 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.13%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) Peregrine
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