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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.43% 21.28% 24.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.58% 75.47% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 31
Average daily rate
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£225 £195 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £301 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 23
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.42 £26.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
59 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.32% 28.19% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 48
Average daily rate £270 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 24
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% -35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -16 15 £438 +134.11% 9
Barnsley +6 7 £200 - 4
Rotherham -1 4 - - 2
Doncaster -5 4 £260 +5.58% 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.67%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 26 (28.57%) MS Office
4 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
5 22 (24.18%) SQL
6 21 (23.08%) ITIL
7 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
8 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
9 16 (17.58%) Linux
10 15 (16.48%) Citrix
10 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (15.38%) Cisco
11 14 (15.38%) Oracle
11 14 (15.38%) Finance
12 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (14.29%) DNS
12 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.09%) NetApp
14 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
14 10 (10.99%) Solaris
14 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
15 9 (9.89%) HP
15 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (8.79%) vSphere
16 8 (8.79%) LAN
16 8 (8.79%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) JBoss
4 6 (6.59%) Apache
4 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.20%) Quickr
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Office
2 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) DNS
2 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.79%) LAN
3 8 (8.79%) WAN
4 7 (7.69%) DHCP
4 7 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (5.49%) SAN
6 4 (4.40%) VoIP
7 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.30%) Internet
7 3 (3.30%) NAS
8 2 (2.20%) FCoE
8 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.20%) Multicast
8 2 (2.20%) Intranet
8 2 (2.20%) FTP
8 2 (2.20%) HTTP
8 2 (2.20%) SNMP
8 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) HBase
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) DB2
5 1 (1.10%) DTS
5 1 (1.10%) DataStage
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Ant
1 1 (1.10%) JUnit
1 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.10%) Toad
1 1 (1.10%) MSI
1 1 (1.10%) JMeter
1 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.10%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (8.79%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.30%) Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) XML
2 6 (6.59%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) .NET
3 5 (5.49%) Middleware
4 2 (2.20%) J2EE
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) XSLT
4 2 (2.20%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.10%) EJB
5 1 (1.10%) JSP
5 1 (1.10%) Servlets
5 1 (1.10%) SOAP
5 1 (1.10%) Struts
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.10%) JSF
5 1 (1.10%) Ajax
5 1 (1.10%) WCF
5 1 (1.10%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.10%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.10%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) NHS
2 4 (4.40%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) FMCG
4 2 (2.20%) iSeries
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
3 16 (17.58%) Linux
4 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.99%) Solaris
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.59%) UNIX
8 4 (4.40%) AIX
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (6.59%) Migration
2 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (5.49%) BCP
4 4 (4.40%) Project Management
5 3 (3.30%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.30%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.20%) ERP
6 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.20%) Network Design
6 2 (2.20%) Logistics
6 2 (2.20%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.10%) CRM
7 1 (1.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.40%) Java
4 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
5 1 (1.10%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) VCP4
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 2 (2.20%) CCA
4 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.20%) MCP
4 2 (2.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) vSphere
4 5 (5.49%) vCloud
4 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.20%) Xen
7 2 (2.20%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.20%) NFS
7 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.20%) XenApp
7 2 (2.20%) SRDF
7 2 (2.20%) KVM
7 2 (2.20%) UAG
8 1 (1.10%) Firmware
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) SCCM
1 7 (7.69%) SCOM
2 4 (4.40%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (4.40%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) OVSD
3 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.10%) OpenView
3 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.10%) Control-M
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) VMware
3 15 (16.48%) Citrix
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco
5 11 (12.09%) NetApp
6 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.89%) HP
8 6 (6.59%) EMC
8 6 (6.59%) IBM
9 5 (5.49%) Symantec
10 4 (4.40%) McAfee
11 3 (3.30%) Lotus
12 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.20%) Siemens
12 2 (2.20%) Sybase
12 2 (2.20%) Intel
12 2 (2.20%) Remedy
12 2 (2.20%) DataSynapse
13 1 (1.10%) Altiris
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