Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 22 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 100 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.57% 8.11% 9.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.54% 37.43% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 53 73
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.74% +12.50%
10th Percentile £187 £120 £135
90th Percentile £525 £588 £522
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +29.09% -15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.15 £20.10 £24.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year +7.41% -1.46% +5.38%

Windows 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 206 179 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.78% 21.67% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 162
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £281 £293 £250
90th Percentile £550 £615 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 28
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -19.70% +26.92%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.34 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £31.05 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.71 £14.00 £13.96
% change year-on-year +5.04% +0.30% +7.37%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
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 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in South Yorkshire

Windows
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 within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 0 71 £363 +6.62% 30
Doncaster +5 16 £190 -44.12% 7
Barnsley - 2 £288 - 2
Rotherham +3 1 £200 -41.18% 4
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 39 (39.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.00%) Linux
4 27 (27.00%) Windows 10
5 26 (26.00%) Cisco
6 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (24.00%) NetApp
7 24 (24.00%) DevOps
8 23 (23.00%) VMware
9 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
10 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (19.00%) Unix
11 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (18.00%) EMC
13 16 (16.00%) SQL
13 16 (16.00%) Finance
13 16 (16.00%) SAN
13 16 (16.00%) Windows 7
14 15 (15.00%) SCCM
14 15 (15.00%) Google
14 15 (15.00%) Java
14 15 (15.00%) Office 365
15 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.00%) Oracle
16 13 (13.00%) LAN
16 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
16 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
17 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
17 12 (12.00%) NAS

Windows
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 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.00%) CICS
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Jetty
5 1 (1.00%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.00%) Office 365
3 7 (7.00%) IaaS
3 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.00%) PaaS
4 5 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) SAN
2 13 (13.00%) LAN
3 12 (12.00%) NAS
4 10 (10.00%) WAN
5 9 (9.00%) Firewall
6 8 (8.00%) VoIP
7 7 (7.00%) VLAN
7 7 (7.00%) VPN
8 6 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.00%) DNS
9 4 (4.00%) FCoE
9 4 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.00%) VSAN
10 3 (3.00%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.00%) SSL
10 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.00%) DHCP
11 2 (2.00%) HTTP
11 2 (2.00%) Skype
11 2 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.00%) Big Data
3 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.00%) DB2
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Maven
3 3 (3.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.00%) GitLab
4 1 (1.00%) JUnit
4 1 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (7.00%) Analyst
2 7 (7.00%) Consultant
2 7 (7.00%) NetBackup Engineer
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (6.00%) NAS Engineer
4 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (4.00%) Architect
5 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.00%) IT Support
6 3 (3.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (3.00%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) HTML
2 8 (8.00%) CSS
2 8 (8.00%) Node.js
3 5 (5.00%) Middleware
4 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 4 (4.00%) Flash
4 4 (4.00%) XML
5 3 (3.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.00%) XSLT
6 2 (2.00%) J2EE
6 2 (2.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.00%) JSON
7 1 (1.00%) Servlets
7 1 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.00%) iSeries
3 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) DataPower
7 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.00%) EMV
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) SCADA
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) Windows 10
3 22 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (19.00%) Unix
5 16 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.00%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (3.00%) Solaris
10 2 (2.00%) AIX
10 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.00%) Android
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) DevOps
3 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.00%) Web Operations
7 7 (7.00%) Build Automation
7 7 (7.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (7.00%) Change Management
7 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Project Management
7 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (6.00%) ITIL
8 6 (6.00%) Migration
8 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) Java
4 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.00%) Python
5 9 (9.00%) Ruby
6 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.00%) Perl
9 2 (2.00%) C#
9 2 (2.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) COBOL
10 1 (1.00%) Go
10 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.00%) CISA
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CISM
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
4 2 (2.00%) ISACA
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CCA
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MCTS
5 1 (1.00%) NCDA
5 1 (1.00%) NCIE
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
2 1 (1.00%) HL7
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (39.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Firmware
4 4 (4.00%) Xen
5 3 (3.00%) Docker
5 3 (3.00%) NFS
5 3 (3.00%) SRDF
5 3 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.00%) Ansible
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
4 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Salt
5 3 (3.00%) Terraform
6 2 (2.00%) Kibana
6 2 (2.00%) WMI
7 1 (1.00%) CA Endevor
7 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.00%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (1.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.00%) Cisco
3 24 (24.00%) NetApp
4 23 (23.00%) VMware
5 18 (18.00%) EMC
6 15 (15.00%) Google
7 13 (13.00%) Oracle
8 11 (11.00%) IBM
9 6 (6.00%) Veritas
10 3 (3.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.00%) MuleSoft
10 3 (3.00%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.00%) Apple
11 2 (2.00%) Cognos
11 2 (2.00%) Dell
11 2 (2.00%) Lotus
11 2 (2.00%) Meraki
12 1 (1.00%) Avaya
12 1 (1.00%) McAfee
12 1 (1.00%) Symantec