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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.41% 11.83% 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.14% 57.39% 58.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 19
Median daily rate £435 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.75 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £28.00 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
114 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.54% 20.61% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 40
Median daily rate £500 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 0 38 £500 +122.22% 12
Barnsley +4 9 £140 +0.90% 2
Doncaster -2 9 £80 - 3
Rotherham -1 5 £275 -8.33% 2
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 56 (40.88%) Linux
2 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
3 39 (28.47%) SQL
4 36 (26.28%) Active Directory
5 34 (24.82%) VMware
6 33 (24.09%) Unix
7 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
8 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (17.52%) IIS
10 24 (17.52%) DevOps
11 23 (16.79%) Banking
11 23 (16.79%) Finance
12 22 (16.06%) Middleware
13 21 (15.33%) Oracle
13 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
13 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
13 21 (15.33%) WebSphere
14 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
14 20 (14.60%) HTTP
14 20 (14.60%) Solaris
14 20 (14.60%) Intel
15 19 (13.87%) DNS
15 19 (13.87%) DHCP
15 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
16 18 (13.14%) Cisco
17 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
17 17 (12.41%) ITIL
17 17 (12.41%) SAN

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 24 (17.52%) IIS
2 21 (15.33%) WebSphere
3 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
4 16 (11.68%) MS Exchange
5 14 (10.22%) nginx
6 13 (9.49%) Jetty
6 13 (9.49%) Mongrel
7 10 (7.30%) CICS
7 10 (7.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
9 7 (5.11%) Apache
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (2.92%) Confluence
11 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.92%) SAS
12 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) Office 365
3 4 (2.92%) GitHub
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.46%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) HTTP
2 19 (13.87%) DHCP
2 19 (13.87%) DNS
3 17 (12.41%) SAN
3 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.68%) LAN
5 13 (9.49%) FTP
5 13 (9.49%) IPsec
5 13 (9.49%) WAN
6 10 (7.30%) FCoE
6 10 (7.30%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
6 10 (7.30%) Multicast
6 10 (7.30%) NAS
7 6 (4.38%) Internet
8 5 (3.65%) SSL
8 5 (3.65%) VPN
9 4 (2.92%) Firewall
9 4 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.95%) DB2
3 15 (10.95%) MySQL
4 14 (10.22%) Hadoop
5 13 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.11%) HBase
7 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.92%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (2.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.46%) Big Data
10 2 (1.46%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.49%) Travis CI
3 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.92%) HP UFT
4 4 (2.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (16.79%) Banking
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Retail
2 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (16.06%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Architect
3 20 (14.60%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 15 (10.95%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.22%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Tester
11 6 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.38%) OAT Tester
12 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.06%) Middleware
2 14 (10.22%) LAMP
3 13 (9.49%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (9.49%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (9.49%) Servlets
4 11 (8.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (5.84%) .NET
6 7 (5.11%) HTML
6 7 (5.11%) Rendezvous
6 7 (5.11%) XML
6 7 (5.11%) XSLT
7 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.92%) ADO
7 4 (2.92%) RESTful
7 4 (2.92%) Web Services
7 4 (2.92%) WinForms
8 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Replication
2 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Biometrics
2 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (2.92%) NHS
3 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.19%) Clustering
3 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.73%) iPad
5 1 (0.73%) iSeries
5 1 (0.73%) PDA
5 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.88%) Linux
2 33 (24.09%) Unix
3 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.60%) Solaris
5 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.76%) zOS
8 11 (8.03%) AIX
8 11 (8.03%) SUSE
9 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (5.84%) Windows 10
12 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.19%) OpenVMS
13 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.46%) CentOS
15 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.52%) DevOps
3 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (12.41%) ITIL
5 15 (10.95%) Migration
6 13 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (8.03%) Benchmarking
7 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (8.03%) Project Management
8 10 (7.30%) Feasibility Study
9 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.11%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.38%) Release Management
12 4 (2.92%) Change Management
12 4 (2.92%) Computer Security
12 4 (2.92%) Service Management
12 4 (2.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) SQL
2 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
3 14 (10.22%) Java
4 13 (9.49%) Python
4 13 (9.49%) Ruby
5 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.65%) VB
7 4 (2.92%) Groovy
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.73%) C#
10 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.46%) MCSA
4 2 (1.46%) MCSE
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (26.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.30%) KVM
4 10 (7.30%) NFS
4 10 (7.30%) SRDF
4 10 (7.30%) Xen
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.38%) Docker
7 3 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.73%) Squid
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (9.49%) Puppet
2 12 (8.76%) SCCM
3 6 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.65%) Control-M
5 3 (2.19%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.19%) SCOM
6 2 (1.46%) Nagios
6 2 (1.46%) SCSM
7 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.82%) VMware
3 21 (15.33%) Oracle
4 20 (14.60%) Intel
5 18 (13.14%) Cisco
6 13 (9.49%) IBM
7 12 (8.76%) EMC
8 11 (8.03%) NetApp
9 8 (5.84%) Citrix
10 7 (5.11%) DataSynapse
10 7 (5.11%) Dell
10 7 (5.11%) Sybase
10 7 (5.11%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.65%) CA
12 4 (2.92%) BMC
12 4 (2.92%) Teradata
12 4 (2.92%) Veritas
13 3 (2.19%) HP
14 2 (1.46%) Lotus
14 2 (1.46%) Peregrine
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