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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 92 72 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.21% 20.99% 28.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.80% 67.92% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 41
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 22
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.86 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -7.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £27.40 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
123 106 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.68% 30.90% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 53
Average daily rate £275 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 41 £275 +37.50% 21
Doncaster -2 14 £150 -25.00% 1
Rotherham +2 11 £225 -
Barnsley 0 2 £238 +11.76% 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 44 (34.92%) Linux
3 41 (32.54%) Active Directory
4 39 (30.95%) ITIL
5 38 (30.16%) SQL
6 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
7 31 (24.60%) IIS
8 28 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 27 (21.43%) MS Office
9 27 (21.43%) VMware
10 26 (20.63%) JBoss
11 25 (19.84%) Firewall
12 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (19.05%) SharePoint
12 24 (19.05%) .NET
13 23 (18.25%) Migration
14 22 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (17.46%) Oracle
15 21 (16.67%) Windows XP
15 21 (16.67%) NetApp
15 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (15.87%) Red Hat
16 20 (15.87%) MS Exchange
17 19 (15.08%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (13.49%) Cisco
18 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (12.70%) Citrix
19 16 (12.70%) Web Services
20 15 (11.90%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 31 (24.60%) IIS
2 26 (20.63%) JBoss
3 24 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 20 (15.87%) MS Exchange
5 19 (15.08%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.76%) Apache
8 5 (3.97%) Lync
8 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.79%) Quickr
12 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (21.43%) MS Office
2 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
1 2 (1.59%) PaaS
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
1 2 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.84%) Firewall
2 13 (10.32%) LAN
3 11 (8.73%) WAN
4 10 (7.94%) DNS
4 10 (7.94%) SAN
5 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.76%) DHCP
6 6 (4.76%) Internet
6 6 (4.76%) NAS
7 5 (3.97%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.38%) VoIP
9 2 (1.59%) ADSL
9 2 (1.59%) FTP
9 2 (1.59%) HTTP
9 2 (1.59%) FCoE
9 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.59%) Multicast
10 1 (0.79%) PABX
10 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) HBase
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) DTS
4 1 (0.79%) DataStage
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.38%) JUnit
3 3 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) Maven
4 2 (1.59%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Selenium
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.59%) MSI
5 1 (0.79%) JMeter
5 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Analyst
2 16 (12.70%) Migration Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 14 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.05%) .NET
2 16 (12.70%) Web Services
3 15 (11.90%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (1.59%) XSLT
5 2 (1.59%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.59%) J2EE
5 2 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) EJB
6 1 (0.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.79%) Servlets
6 1 (0.79%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) Struts
6 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.79%) JSF
6 1 (0.79%) Ajax
6 1 (0.79%) WCF
6 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.79%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.79%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.17%) User Experience
2 4 (3.17%) NHS
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (0.79%) iSeries
4 1 (0.79%) DTV
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.92%) Linux
2 28 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (8.73%) UNIX
8 9 (7.14%) Windows 2000
9 7 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.76%) Solaris
11 4 (3.17%) AIX
12 2 (1.59%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) ITIL
2 23 (18.25%) Migration
3 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
3 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (2.38%) Quality Management
6 3 (2.38%) CRM
7 2 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.59%) Code Coverage
7 2 (1.59%) BCP
7 2 (1.59%) Benchmarking
7 2 (1.59%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.59%) Project Management
7 2 (1.59%) Service Management
7 2 (1.59%) Change Management
7 2 (1.59%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.16%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.94%) VB
3 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) C#
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.38%) MCP
3 3 (2.38%) MCSE
3 3 (2.38%) MCSA
3 3 (2.38%) CCNA
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CCA
4 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCTS
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 41 (32.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.97%) NFS
5 4 (3.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.38%) XenApp
6 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.59%) UAG
7 2 (1.59%) KVM
7 2 (1.59%) SRDF
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.59%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.59%) Xen
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) Puppet
3 5 (3.97%) SCOM
4 4 (3.17%) Foglight
4 4 (3.17%) WSUS
5 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.59%) OpenView
7 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.79%) Control-M
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) VMware
3 22 (17.46%) Oracle
4 21 (16.67%) NetApp
5 20 (15.87%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.49%) Cisco
7 16 (12.70%) Citrix
8 13 (10.32%) HP
9 9 (7.14%) EMC
10 6 (4.76%) IBM
11 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.17%) New Relic
13 3 (2.38%) Brocade
14 2 (1.59%) DataSynapse
14 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.59%) Symantec
14 2 (1.59%) Sybase
14 2 (1.59%) Intel
14 2 (1.59%) Siemens
15 1 (0.79%) Lotus
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