Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 54 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.57% 2.58% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 11.70% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £413 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.70% -3.45% +48.61%
10th Percentile £113 £141 £185
90th Percentile £550 £516 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £358 £338
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.93% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £60.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.75% +328.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.25 £29.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £90.50 £14.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.56 £12.50
% change year-on-year +9.89% +16.48% -18.03%

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 243 188 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.08% 22.07% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 124 109
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £130 £250 £193
90th Percentile £550 £525 £615
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -41.86%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.55 £8.79
90th Percentile £16.89 £62.34 £17.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.15 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.01% +13.20% -14.18%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 37 £500 +4.71% 13
Doncaster +1 4 £120 -73.33% 1
Barnsley - 2 £225 -
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) Windows 10
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
4 17 (31.48%) VMware
5 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 15 (27.78%) Python
5 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 15 (27.78%) Open Source
5 15 (27.78%) Puppet
6 14 (25.93%) Linux
6 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
7 13 (24.07%) AWS
7 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.22%) Ruby
8 12 (22.22%) Subversion
8 12 (22.22%) HTTP
8 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.22%) Web Services
8 12 (22.22%) SSL
8 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (22.22%) Salt
8 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (20.37%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (20.37%) MySQL
9 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 4 (7.41%) Azure
4 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
1 12 (22.22%) SSL
1 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) H.323
3 3 (5.56%) ISDN
3 3 (5.56%) NAS
3 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) Skype
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.85%) FCoE
5 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.37%) MySQL
2 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) LINQPad
5 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) IT Support
1 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) RESTful
2 3 (5.56%) Swagger
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) Replication
5 3 (5.56%) Blog
5 3 (5.56%) SCADA
6 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows 10
3 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 14 (25.93%) Linux
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 15 (27.78%) Open Source
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.37%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Change Management
5 8 (14.81%) DevOps
6 7 (12.96%) Web Operations
7 6 (11.11%) Business Change Management
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (5.56%) Data Management
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.56%) Task Automation
9 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Python
2 12 (22.22%) Ruby
3 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (22.22%) Salt
3 6 (11.11%) Perfmon
4 4 (7.41%) Ansible
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM
6 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Avaya
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas