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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 94 84 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.32% 25.07% 24.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.87% 73.68% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 31
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.53 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% -42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £26.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
129 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.25% 34.03% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 37
Average daily rate £283 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £119 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.71 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 45 £275 +37.50% 13
Rotherham +1 13 £250 +38.88% 1
Doncaster -4 12 £155 -22.50% 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.50%) Linux
3 44 (34.38%) SQL
4 42 (32.81%) ITIL
5 40 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 38 (29.69%) IIS
7 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.78%) JBoss
9 31 (24.22%) .NET
10 30 (23.44%) Firewall
11 29 (22.66%) Windows 7
12 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (21.09%) Migration
14 26 (20.31%) VMware
14 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (20.31%) Red Hat
14 26 (20.31%) SharePoint
15 25 (19.53%) NetApp
16 24 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (17.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (17.97%) Oracle
17 23 (17.97%) MS Office
17 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (17.19%) BizTalk Server
19 20 (15.63%) Windows XP
19 20 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
20 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
21 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
22 17 (13.28%) Cisco
23 16 (12.50%) VB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (29.69%) IIS
2 33 (25.78%) JBoss
3 26 (20.31%) SharePoint
4 22 (17.19%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.91%) Apache
6 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.34%) Lync
8 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) Quickr
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (17.97%) MS Office
2 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
1 2 (1.56%) PaaS
1 2 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) Firewall
2 12 (9.38%) LAN
3 9 (7.03%) DNS
4 8 (6.25%) WAN
4 8 (6.25%) SAN
4 8 (6.25%) Internet
5 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.69%) DHCP
7 5 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.91%) NAS
8 4 (3.13%) ADSL
9 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.56%) FTP
11 1 (0.78%) PABX
11 1 (0.78%) Wireless
11 1 (0.78%) Intranet
11 1 (0.78%) VoIP
11 1 (0.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.78%) DataStage
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.34%) Subversion
3 3 (2.34%) JUnit
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.56%) MSI
4 2 (1.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Selenium
4 2 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.78%) JMeter
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) Toad
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Publishing
2 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Analyst
2 19 (14.84%) Migration Engineer
3 17 (13.28%) Applications Support
4 14 (10.94%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Service Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) SAN Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (2.34%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) .NET
2 14 (10.94%) Web Services
3 12 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.78%) Ajax
5 1 (0.78%) JSF
5 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.78%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) EJB
5 1 (0.78%) JSP
5 1 (0.78%) Servlets
5 1 (0.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.13%) User Experience
3 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Clustering
3 3 (2.34%) iPhone
3 3 (2.34%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) iSeries
4 1 (0.78%) DTV
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.50%) Linux
2 29 (22.66%) Windows 7
3 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (17.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 20 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 15 (11.72%) Windows 2000
7 15 (11.72%) UNIX
8 8 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.13%) AIX
9 4 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) ITIL
2 27 (21.09%) Migration
3 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.69%) Service Management
5 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (2.34%) Quality Management
8 2 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.56%) CRM
8 2 (1.56%) Code Coverage
8 2 (1.56%) ITSM
8 2 (1.56%) Project Management
8 2 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (1.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (1.56%) BCP
9 1 (0.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.38%) SQL
2 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
3 16 (12.50%) VB
4 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.91%) Java
6 3 (2.34%) PHP
7 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.34%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) MCP
4 2 (1.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.56%) MCSA
4 2 (1.56%) CCA
4 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 40 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.91%) NFS
4 4 (3.13%) vSphere
5 3 (2.34%) XenApp
6 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.56%) UAG
7 1 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.78%) Squid
7 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) SCCM
2 6 (4.69%) Puppet
2 6 (4.69%) Foglight
3 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) SCOM
3 3 (2.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.78%) OpenView
4 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.31%) VMware
2 26 (20.31%) Red Hat
3 25 (19.53%) NetApp
4 23 (17.97%) Oracle
5 17 (13.28%) Cisco
6 15 (11.72%) Citrix
7 12 (9.38%) EMC
8 10 (7.81%) HP
9 6 (4.69%) New Relic
10 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.91%) Brocade
11 4 (3.13%) IBM
12 2 (1.56%) Symantec
13 1 (0.78%) Altiris
13 1 (0.78%) Perforce
13 1 (0.78%) AppSense
13 1 (0.78%) Nimsoft
13 1 (0.78%) Websense
13 1 (0.78%) CA
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