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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 79 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.16% 21.70% 13.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.91% 66.95% 64.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £159 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.20 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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
88 118 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.04% 32.42% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 71 32
Average daily rate £300 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.16 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £146.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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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 -2 31 £263 -12.50% 18
Doncaster +1 10 £335 +116.12% 1
Barnsley +1 5 £250 +11.11% 6
Rotherham - 1 - - 4
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (30.94%) Active Directory
2 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
3 40 (28.78%) Windows 7
4 37 (26.62%) Windows XP
5 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (17.27%) VMware
8 23 (16.55%) HP
9 22 (15.83%) ITIL
10 21 (15.11%) SQL
11 20 (14.39%) MS Office
11 20 (14.39%) SCCM
12 19 (13.67%) IIS
12 19 (13.67%) Linux
12 19 (13.67%) Citrix
13 16 (11.51%) LAN
14 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
14 14 (10.07%) .NET
15 12 (8.63%) NHS
15 12 (8.63%) FTP
15 12 (8.63%) Cisco
15 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (8.63%) Migration
15 12 (8.63%) Finance
16 11 (7.91%) MS Exchange
16 11 (7.91%) Firewall
17 10 (7.19%) WAN
17 10 (7.19%) SLA
17 10 (7.19%) T-SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (13.67%) IIS
2 11 (7.91%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.16%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.16%) Lync
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.44%) Quickr
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) MS Office
2 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) LAN
2 12 (8.63%) FTP
3 11 (7.91%) Firewall
4 10 (7.19%) WAN
5 8 (5.76%) DNS
5 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.32%) SAN
6 6 (4.32%) DHCP
7 5 (3.60%) Internet
8 3 (2.16%) VLAN
8 3 (2.16%) VPN
9 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.44%) 3G
9 2 (1.44%) HTTP
9 2 (1.44%) VoIP
9 2 (1.44%) LDAP
9 2 (1.44%) Wireless
9 2 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.72%) SNMP
10 1 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.88%) QlikView
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.16%) DataStage
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.44%) MySQL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.44%) Hudson
2 2 (1.44%) Subversion
2 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (8.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (3.60%) Cantonese Language
3 3 (2.16%) German Language
3 3 (2.16%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.16%) Publishing
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (17.99%) Support Engineer
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (10.07%) Desktop Support
4 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) IT Support
5 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (6.47%) Desktop Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Applications Support
5 9 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (5.76%) Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Rollout Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Developer
7 7 (5.04%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.07%) .NET
2 8 (5.76%) XML
3 4 (2.88%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.44%) Middleware
4 2 (1.44%) WinForms
5 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) HTML5
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) NHS
2 7 (5.04%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.60%) Firmware
4 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) FMCG
5 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) iSeries
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) DTV
6 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) Windows 7
2 37 (26.62%) Windows XP
3 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (13.67%) Linux
6 7 (5.04%) Windows Vista
6 7 (5.04%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.32%) UNIX
8 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.88%) CentOS
10 3 (2.16%) AIX
11 2 (1.44%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.83%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Migration
3 10 (7.19%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.60%) Project Management
6 4 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (2.88%) Change Management
6 4 (2.88%) Validation
7 3 (2.16%) WFM
7 3 (2.16%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.16%) Data Management
7 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.16%) Change Control
7 3 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.16%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.44%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (1.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.88%) Python
3 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.16%) C
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (1.44%) Perl
5 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.60%) MCP
5 4 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.72%) CCA
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCEA
8 1 (0.72%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) Basel II
3 1 (0.72%) COREP
System Software
1 43 (30.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.04%) XenApp
4 6 (4.32%) XenServer
5 4 (2.88%) vSphere
6 3 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.16%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.16%) MetaFrame
6 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.44%) qmail
7 2 (1.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) SCOM
3 3 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.16%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.44%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.44%) Foglight
5 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (29.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.27%) VMware
3 23 (16.55%) HP
4 19 (13.67%) Citrix
5 12 (8.63%) Cisco
6 8 (5.76%) IBM
7 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.32%) NetApp
7 6 (4.32%) Remedy
7 6 (4.32%) Oracle
8 5 (3.60%) JBoss
9 3 (2.16%) Veeam
9 3 (2.16%) Dell
9 3 (2.16%) EMC
9 3 (2.16%) Lotus
9 3 (2.16%) CA
10 2 (1.44%) BMC
10 2 (1.44%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.44%) SAP
10 2 (1.44%) AppSense
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.50 per hour + Negotiable upon skillset
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Barnsley
Huxley Associates
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Barnsley
Annapurna
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago