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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 65 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.12% 19.05% 24.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.38% 65.45% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 33
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -42.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £170 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 25
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 £9.60 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £28.25 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
84 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.53% 29.10% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 47
Average daily rate £273 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 26
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.79 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -8 23 £320 +60.00% 10
Doncaster -2 10 £150 -52.00% 3
Rotherham +2 8 £225 - 1
Barnsley +4 5 £225 +5.88% 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (28.00%) MS Office
3 28 (28.00%) ITIL
4 27 (27.00%) Linux
4 27 (27.00%) SQL
5 25 (25.00%) VMware
6 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
8 19 (19.00%) SharePoint
8 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (17.00%) IIS
9 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (16.00%) Oracle
11 15 (15.00%) Citrix
11 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (14.00%) JBoss
12 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (13.00%) .NET
13 13 (13.00%) Firewall
13 13 (13.00%) Finance
14 12 (12.00%) NetApp
14 12 (12.00%) Web Services
14 12 (12.00%) XML
14 12 (12.00%) LAN
14 12 (12.00%) Cisco
14 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (11.00%) DNS
15 11 (11.00%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (19.00%) SharePoint
1 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.00%) IIS
3 14 (14.00%) JBoss
4 11 (11.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.00%) Apache
5 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (2.00%) Quickr
8 2 (2.00%) Lync
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (28.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 12 (12.00%) LAN
3 11 (11.00%) WAN
3 11 (11.00%) DNS
4 7 (7.00%) SAN
4 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.00%) DHCP
6 4 (4.00%) VoIP
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
6 4 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.00%) Multicast
8 2 (2.00%) FTP
8 2 (2.00%) HTTP
8 2 (2.00%) SNMP
8 2 (2.00%) FCoE
8 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.00%) Intranet
9 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.00%) HBase
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.00%) DB2
5 1 (1.00%) DTS
5 1 (1.00%) DataStage
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.00%) JUnit
2 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.00%) Toad
2 1 (1.00%) JMeter
2 1 (1.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
2 12 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.00%) Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
2 12 (12.00%) Web Services
2 12 (12.00%) XML
3 4 (4.00%) Middleware
4 2 (2.00%) XSLT
4 2 (2.00%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (1.00%) EJB
5 1 (1.00%) JSP
5 1 (1.00%) Servlets
5 1 (1.00%) SOAP
5 1 (1.00%) Struts
5 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.00%) JSF
5 1 (1.00%) Ajax
5 1 (1.00%) WCF
5 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.00%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) NHS
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.00%) Solaris
8 7 (7.00%) UNIX
9 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.00%) AIX
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.00%) BCP
6 3 (3.00%) Project Management
7 2 (2.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.00%) Network Design
7 2 (2.00%) Logistics
7 2 (2.00%) Change Management
7 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.00%) Workflow
8 1 (1.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.00%) Service Management
8 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) CCNA
1 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) CCA
2 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.00%) vSphere
4 3 (3.00%) NFS
4 3 (3.00%) XenApp
4 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) vCloud
5 2 (2.00%) KVM
5 2 (2.00%) SRDF
5 2 (2.00%) UAG
5 2 (2.00%) MetaFrame
5 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.00%) Xen
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) Puppet
3 4 (4.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) OVSD
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) Control-M
5 1 (1.00%) Foglight
5 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) Oracle
4 15 (15.00%) Citrix
5 12 (12.00%) NetApp
5 12 (12.00%) Cisco
6 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.00%) HP
8 6 (6.00%) IBM
9 5 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (3.00%) Lotus
10 3 (3.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.00%) McAfee
11 2 (2.00%) DataSynapse
11 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.00%) Siemens
11 2 (2.00%) Intel
11 2 (2.00%) Sybase
12 1 (1.00%) SAP
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