Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 22 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.36% 3.00% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 13.89% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £430 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.33% +27.26% +18.94%
10th Percentile £174 £185 £140
90th Percentile £358 £500 £433
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year +8.11% -0.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £13.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.83% -14.52% +20.81%
10th Percentile £15.98 £11.43 £14.10
90th Percentile £26.33 £14.88 £127.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.03 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.24% -16.67% +20.00%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 202 180 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.67% 21.58% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 116 165
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £281 £294 £250
90th Percentile £550 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.55% -24.29% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.34 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.75 £31.05 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.07% - +7.69%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in South Yorkshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in South Yorkshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in South Yorkshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in South Yorkshire

Windows Server
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 Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 15 £340 -32.00% 12
Doncaster +1 2 £206 - 1
Rotherham +5 1 £200 - 2
Barnsley - 1 £288 -
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) LAN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Office 365
5 8 (36.36%) VoIP
5 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (27.27%) Firmware
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
8 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 2 (9.09%) Banking

Windows Server
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
2 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) iPaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) VoIP
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VLAN
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Skype
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Public Sector Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) DataPower
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) EMV
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) VMS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) ISACA
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) NCDA
3 1 (4.55%) NCIE
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WMI
2 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam