Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 37 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 24 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.75% 4.07% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.97% 16.13% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 20
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +47.83% +4.55%
10th Percentile £110 £313 £140
90th Percentile £514 £525 £429
Yorkshire median daily rate £356 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £14.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +328.57% -42.86% +8.89%
10th Percentile £29.50 £13.50 £14.40
90th Percentile £90.50 £14.50 £127.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +14.20% -15.00% -8.14%

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 185 186 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.17% 25.24% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 98 184
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £243 £140 £275
90th Percentile £525 £615 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% -46.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.53 £8.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £62.75 £14.80 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Doncaster +7 8 £450 +60.71% 5
Sheffield -17 8 £478 +2.74% 12
Rotherham - 1 £143 - 3
Windows Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.83%) CCNA
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Veeam
8 3 (12.50%) Aruba
8 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Meraki
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) MPLS
3 3 (12.50%) Skype
3 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) FCoE
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.33%) SMS
4 2 (8.33%) SMTP
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Analyst
1 3 (12.50%) Architect
1 3 (12.50%) Consultant
1 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
1 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) DBA
3 1 (4.17%) Junior
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Server Support
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) VXML
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) VMS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (8.33%) Biometrics
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISACA
3 2 (8.33%) MCTS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) WMI
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) Aruba
4 3 (12.50%) Meraki
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Genesys
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.17%) QNAP