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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.26% 13.47% 13.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 54.62% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 22
Median daily rate £330 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £90 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £497 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
120 130 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.35% 24.67% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 38
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 16
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 -24 24 £350 -14.63% 8
Doncaster -2 11 £265 - 3
Barnsley -2 8 £310 +2.47% 1
Rotherham -1 2 - - 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.33%) Linux
3 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
4 34 (25.56%) VMware
5 28 (21.05%) SQL
5 28 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (18.05%) Oracle
7 22 (16.54%) Solaris
7 22 (16.54%) Windows 7
8 21 (15.79%) Unix
8 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 20 (15.04%) Finance
10 19 (14.29%) SAN
10 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (13.53%) IBM
11 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.78%) Banking
13 16 (12.03%) DNS
13 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
13 16 (12.03%) IIS
13 16 (12.03%) EMC
13 16 (12.03%) Intel
13 16 (12.03%) NetApp
13 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (11.28%) NAS
14 15 (11.28%) Middleware
14 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
14 15 (11.28%) Migration

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 16 (12.03%) IIS
2 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.77%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.02%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.02%) CICS
5 8 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (6.02%) nginx
6 7 (5.26%) Jetty
6 7 (5.26%) Mongrel
7 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.76%) Apache
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Office 365
2 7 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.75%) GitHub
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) SAN
2 16 (12.03%) DNS
2 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.28%) NAS
4 13 (9.77%) LAN
4 13 (9.77%) WAN
5 12 (9.02%) HTTP
6 10 (7.52%) DHCP
7 9 (6.77%) Internet
8 8 (6.02%) FCoE
8 8 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (6.02%) iSCSI
8 8 (6.02%) Multicast
9 7 (5.26%) FTP
9 7 (5.26%) IPsec
10 6 (4.51%) LDAP
11 2 (1.50%) VPN
12 1 (0.75%) Broadband
12 1 (0.75%) SSL
12 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.52%) MySQL
4 9 (6.77%) DB2
4 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.02%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.76%) HBase
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.75%) Power BI
9 1 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.26%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.50%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.50%) Subversion
3 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.50%) YouTrack
4 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (17.29%) Analyst
2 19 (14.29%) Architect
3 17 (12.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (9.77%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Administrator
5 12 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.52%) Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) Middleware
2 12 (9.02%) .NET
3 9 (6.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (6.02%) LAMP
5 7 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (5.26%) Servlets
5 7 (5.26%) WinForms
6 5 (3.76%) HTML
6 5 (3.76%) Rendezvous
6 5 (3.76%) Web Services
6 5 (3.76%) XML
6 5 (3.76%) XSLT
7 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.01%) ADO
8 3 (2.26%) WCF
9 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.50%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Replication
2 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.51%) Symmetrix
4 5 (3.76%) NHS
5 4 (3.01%) Clustering
6 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Linux
2 28 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.54%) Solaris
3 22 (16.54%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.79%) Unix
5 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (10.53%) AIX
7 14 (10.53%) SUSE
8 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.77%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.77%) zOS
11 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (3.01%) VMS
13 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.28%) Migration
3 14 (10.53%) ITIL
4 13 (9.77%) DevOps
5 12 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.77%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.02%) Benchmarking
8 8 (6.02%) Change Management
8 8 (6.02%) Feasibility Study
8 8 (6.02%) Service Management
9 7 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (4.51%) Change Control
10 6 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.76%) Process Improvement
12 4 (3.01%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.01%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.01%) ERP
12 4 (3.01%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
2 8 (6.02%) Java
2 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.26%) Perl
3 7 (5.26%) Python
3 7 (5.26%) Ruby
4 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.76%) C#
6 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.01%) VB
7 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) Groovy
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.50%) MCSE
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.50%) OCP
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) MCP
4 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.53%) NFS
3 14 (10.53%) SRDF
4 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.27%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (6.02%) KVM
6 8 (6.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (6.02%) Xen
7 6 (4.51%) Veritas File System
8 5 (3.76%) Docker
8 5 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.50%) vSphere
11 1 (0.75%) Squid
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.75%) XenApp
11 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.26%) Puppet
3 6 (4.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.75%) Control-M
6 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.56%) VMware
3 24 (18.05%) Oracle
4 18 (13.53%) IBM
5 16 (12.03%) EMC
5 16 (12.03%) Intel
5 16 (12.03%) NetApp
6 14 (10.53%) Cisco
7 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.77%) Veritas
9 6 (4.51%) Citrix
9 6 (4.51%) Sun
10 5 (3.76%) DataSynapse
10 5 (3.76%) Dell
10 5 (3.76%) Sybase
10 5 (3.76%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.01%) BMC
11 4 (3.01%) CA
11 4 (3.01%) HP
12 2 (1.50%) Symantec
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