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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 90 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.40% 24.93% 22.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.84% 73.77% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £172 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 25
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.94 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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
95 122 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.33% 33.80% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 66 36
Average daily rate £325 £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 25
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £25.63 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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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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 -6 31 £173 -13.75% 12
Doncaster 0 8 £335 +26.41% 3
Barnsley 0 6 £275 -35.29% 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
3 38 (31.40%) Windows 7
4 37 (30.58%) Windows XP
5 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (19.83%) MS Office
7 23 (19.01%) ITIL
8 22 (18.18%) VMware
9 20 (16.53%) SQL
10 19 (15.70%) HP
11 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
11 16 (13.22%) LAN
12 15 (12.40%) Citrix
12 15 (12.40%) SCCM
13 14 (11.57%) Incident Management
13 14 (11.57%) DNS
14 13 (10.74%) SLA
14 13 (10.74%) Cisco
14 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.92%) NHS
15 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (9.09%) IIS
16 11 (9.09%) WAN
17 10 (8.26%) Finance
17 10 (8.26%) Migration
17 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
17 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
18 9 (7.44%) DHCP
18 9 (7.44%) NetApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) IIS
3 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.79%) JBoss
5 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.96%) Apache
5 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.13%) IBM Notes
6 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Lync
7 3 (2.48%) Quickr
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.65%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (19.83%) MS Office
2 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) LAN
2 14 (11.57%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) WAN
4 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.44%) DHCP
6 7 (5.79%) FTP
7 6 (4.96%) Firewall
7 6 (4.96%) Internet
8 4 (3.31%) VPN
9 3 (2.48%) VoIP
9 3 (2.48%) Wireless
10 2 (1.65%) VLAN
10 2 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.65%) SAN
10 2 (1.65%) Intranet
10 2 (1.65%) LDAP
10 2 (1.65%) HTTP
10 2 (1.65%) SNMP
11 1 (0.83%) SMTP
11 1 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) QlikView
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.65%) DataStage
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
1 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Hudson
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (4.96%) Cantonese Language
2 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Analyst
1 20 (16.53%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (10.74%) Desktop Support
4 11 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Developer
7 7 (5.79%) IT Support
7 7 (5.79%) Rollout Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) XML
3 3 (2.48%) Middleware
4 2 (1.65%) WinForms
4 2 (1.65%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) NHS
2 7 (5.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) FMCG
4 4 (3.31%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) iSeries
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Windows 7
2 37 (30.58%) Windows XP
3 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.79%) Windows 2000
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.96%) Linux
7 4 (3.31%) Solaris
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.65%) UNIX
8 2 (1.65%) AIX
8 2 (1.65%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) ITIL
2 14 (11.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (8.26%) Migration
4 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.13%) Project Management
5 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.31%) Change Management
6 4 (3.31%) Software Distribution
6 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.31%) Validation
6 4 (3.31%) BCP
6 4 (3.31%) ERP
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.48%) Change Control
7 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.48%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.48%) WFM
8 2 (1.65%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.31%) Python
4 3 (2.48%) C
4 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) Java
5 2 (1.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.31%) MCP
3 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) CCA
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CCEA
4 1 (0.83%) CCAA
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) Basel II
3 1 (0.83%) COREP
System Software
1 52 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.61%) vSphere
4 7 (5.79%) XenApp
5 5 (4.13%) Firmware
5 5 (4.13%) vCloud
6 4 (3.31%) XenServer
7 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.48%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.65%) Xen
8 2 (1.65%) qmail
8 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.65%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (12.40%) SCCM
2 8 (6.61%) SCOM
3 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.31%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (3.31%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.65%) WSUS
5 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.18%) VMware
3 19 (15.70%) HP
4 15 (12.40%) Citrix
5 13 (10.74%) Cisco
6 9 (7.44%) NetApp
7 8 (6.61%) Remedy
8 7 (5.79%) Oracle
9 6 (4.96%) IBM
10 5 (4.13%) Lotus
10 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.13%) Symantec
11 4 (3.31%) McAfee
11 4 (3.31%) EMC
12 3 (2.48%) Dell
12 3 (2.48%) CA
13 2 (1.65%) Veeam
13 2 (1.65%) SAP
14 1 (0.83%) Compaq
14 1 (0.83%) Apple
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