Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 20 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.29% 3.04% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 13.44% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
South Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £411 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.93% +43.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £107 £185 £140
90th Percentile £499 £500 £346
Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +328.57% -8.20% -22.11%
10th Percentile £29.50 £13.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £90.50 £14.50 £127.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -2.31%

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 198 186 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.65% 22.60% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 169
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £253 £253 £258
90th Percentile £525 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £391 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -6.85% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -36.47% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.67 £11.85
90th Percentile £55.84 £26.35 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.00% -13.79% +16.00%

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 17 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 November 2018. 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 -5 9 £350 -18.51% 14
Doncaster +3 5 £409 -0.30% 1
Rotherham -1 1 £200 - 2
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 3 (15.00%) Sophos
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 3 (15.00%) Aruba
8 3 (15.00%) XenApp
8 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V

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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) H.323
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EMV
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) ISACA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCA
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) NCDA
4 1 (5.00%) NCIE
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (15.00%) Aruba
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Sophos
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) HP