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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.64% 14.56% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.33% 61.79% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 23
Median daily rate £500 £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £125 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £422 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £7.19 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.50 £22.25 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
121 123 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.62% 23.56% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 42
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £7.19 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +1 51 £500 +100.00% 12
Barnsley +2 8 £140 -20.00%
Doncaster -1 6 £80 - 4
Rotherham 0 5 £275 -8.33%
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (47.40%) Linux
2 52 (33.77%) Unix
3 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 40 (25.97%) SQL
5 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 33 (21.43%) VMware
7 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
8 28 (18.18%) Finance
8 28 (18.18%) Banking
9 26 (16.88%) DevOps
10 24 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (14.94%) Middleware
11 23 (14.94%) IIS
11 23 (14.94%) Jenkins
12 22 (14.29%) HTTP
13 21 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 21 (13.64%) DNS
13 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 21 (13.64%) WebSphere
14 20 (12.99%) Oracle
14 20 (12.99%) Tomcat
15 19 (12.34%) Intel
15 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
15 19 (12.34%) DHCP
15 19 (12.34%) Solaris
15 19 (12.34%) ITIL
15 19 (12.34%) Migration
16 17 (11.04%) Bash Shell

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 23 (14.94%) IIS
2 21 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 20 (12.99%) Tomcat
4 17 (11.04%) MS Exchange
5 14 (9.09%) Jetty
5 14 (9.09%) Mongrel
5 14 (9.09%) nginx
6 10 (6.49%) CICS
6 10 (6.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (4.55%) Confluence
9 6 (3.90%) Apache
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.60%) SAS
11 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.55%) GitHub
3 6 (3.90%) Office 365
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.29%) HTTP
2 21 (13.64%) DNS
2 21 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 19 (12.34%) DHCP
4 17 (11.04%) SAN
5 16 (10.39%) LAN
6 14 (9.09%) FTP
6 14 (9.09%) IPsec
7 12 (7.79%) WAN
8 9 (5.84%) FCoE
8 9 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (5.84%) iSCSI
8 9 (5.84%) Multicast
8 9 (5.84%) NAS
9 7 (4.55%) Firewall
10 6 (3.90%) Internet
11 5 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (3.25%) SSL
11 5 (3.25%) VPN
12 4 (2.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.39%) MySQL
3 15 (9.74%) DB2
4 14 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (7.79%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.90%) HBase
6 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.60%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.30%) Big Data
8 2 (1.30%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (14.94%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.09%) Travis CI
3 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (2.60%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (18.18%) Banking
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (20.13%) Analyst
2 20 (12.99%) Architect
3 19 (12.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Administrator
10 8 (5.19%) Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Tester
12 6 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) OAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Middleware
2 14 (9.09%) LAMP
2 14 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 14 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 14 (9.09%) Servlets
3 11 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (4.55%) RESTful
5 6 (3.90%) .NET
5 6 (3.90%) HTML
5 6 (3.90%) Rendezvous
5 6 (3.90%) XML
5 6 (3.90%) XSLT
6 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.60%) ADO
6 4 (2.60%) WinForms
7 3 (1.95%) Web Services
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Client/Server
1 12 (7.79%) Replication
2 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.60%) Biometrics
4 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.60%) Clustering
4 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.95%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) iSeries
7 1 (0.65%) PDA
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (47.40%) Linux
2 52 (33.77%) Unix
3 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.34%) Solaris
5 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.79%) zOS
7 11 (7.14%) AIX
7 11 (7.14%) SUSE
8 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.55%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.25%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.30%) CentOS
12 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.30%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.88%) DevOps
2 24 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (12.34%) ITIL
4 19 (12.34%) Migration
5 14 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (9.09%) Project Management
6 11 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 10 (6.49%) Benchmarking
7 10 (6.49%) Feasibility Study
7 10 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.84%) Process Improvement
8 9 (5.84%) Release Management
9 7 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.90%) Business Transformation
10 6 (3.90%) Computer Security
10 6 (3.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) SQL
2 17 (11.04%) Bash Shell
3 16 (10.39%) Java
4 14 (9.09%) Python
4 14 (9.09%) Ruby
5 8 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.55%) Groovy
7 5 (3.25%) VB
8 3 (1.95%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) C
9 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.60%) SAS Certification
2 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) MCSE
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) GCIH
5 1 (0.65%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.84%) KVM
4 9 (5.84%) NFS
4 9 (5.84%) SRDF
4 9 (5.84%) Xen
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.60%) Docker
7 2 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.09%) Puppet
2 13 (8.44%) SCCM
3 6 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.25%) Control-M
4 5 (3.25%) SCOM
5 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.30%) Nagios
6 2 (1.30%) QRadar
6 2 (1.30%) SCSM
6 2 (1.30%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.43%) VMware
3 20 (12.99%) Oracle
4 19 (12.34%) Intel
5 15 (9.74%) Cisco
6 13 (8.44%) IBM
7 12 (7.79%) EMC
8 9 (5.84%) Citrix
8 9 (5.84%) NetApp
9 7 (4.55%) Dell
10 6 (3.90%) CA
10 6 (3.90%) DataSynapse
10 6 (3.90%) Sybase
10 6 (3.90%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.25%) Veritas
12 4 (2.60%) BMC
12 4 (2.60%) HP
12 4 (2.60%) Teradata
13 3 (1.95%) Lotus
13 3 (1.95%) Remedy
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