The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.16% 37.93% 11.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.03% 82.80% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 10
Average daily rate
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£335 £390 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
Windows
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.51% 45.81% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 23
Average daily rate £383 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.30 £15.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Basingstoke region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Basingstoke region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (30.23%) VMware
5 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
5 23 (26.74%) ITIL
6 21 (24.42%) Linux
7 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
8 17 (19.77%) MS Office
8 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (18.60%) Oracle
10 15 (17.44%) Solaris
10 15 (17.44%) IBM
10 15 (17.44%) Change Management
10 15 (17.44%) Information Security
11 14 (16.28%) Security Management
11 14 (16.28%) Finance
12 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (13.95%) Firewall
12 12 (13.95%) SQL
12 12 (13.95%) UNIX
13 11 (12.79%) AIX
13 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
13 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
13 11 (12.79%) SCCM
14 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
14 10 (11.63%) SLA
14 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
14 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) IIS
3 5 (5.81%) Lync
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.49%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.77%) MS Office
3 9 (10.47%) MS Project
3 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Firewall
1 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 6 (6.98%) LDAP
4 5 (5.81%) Wireless
5 4 (4.65%) DNS
6 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 3 (3.49%) SSH
6 3 (3.49%) HTTP
7 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.33%) DHCP
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) Network Security
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.16%) NAS
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.49%) MS Access
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) CruiseControl
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
2 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
3 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.33%) Ant
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.33%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.16%) NuGet
4 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 7 (8.14%) Consultant
2 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
2 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (8.14%) Security Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (6.98%) Developer
3 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (5.81%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.49%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.49%) CSS
2 3 (3.49%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) XHTML
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.33%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.33%) SAML
3 2 (2.33%) OAuth
3 2 (2.33%) XACML
3 2 (2.33%) OpenID
4 1 (1.16%) HTML5
4 1 (1.16%) CSS3
4 1 (1.16%) FBML
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.16%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.16%) jQuery
4 1 (1.16%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) Clustering
4 7 (8.14%) AS400
4 7 (8.14%) Mainframe
4 7 (8.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.65%) iPhone
6 4 (4.65%) PKI
7 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (2.33%) SecurID
8 1 (1.16%) EPoS
8 1 (1.16%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Life Science
8 1 (1.16%) Cybernetics
8 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (24.42%) Linux
3 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
4 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.44%) Solaris
6 12 (13.95%) UNIX
7 11 (12.79%) AIX
8 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
8 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Change Management
2 15 (17.44%) Information Security
3 14 (16.28%) Security Management
4 9 (10.47%) Cyber Security
5 8 (9.30%) Content Management
6 7 (8.14%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (8.14%) Information Security Management
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.65%) Analytics
8 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.65%) Web Development
8 4 (4.65%) Release Management
8 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.65%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) OOP
9 3 (3.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.30%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) Java
5 4 (4.65%) VBScript
5 4 (4.65%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 3 (3.49%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) C
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) PHP5
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) CISSP
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) ISEB
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) GCIA
4 3 (3.49%) GCIH
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) VCP4
5 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.49%) COBIT
4 3 (3.49%) COSO
5 1 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) vSphere
4 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.33%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.33%) vMotion
4 2 (2.33%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.23%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) Oracle
4 15 (17.44%) IBM
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco
5 9 (10.47%) Remedy
6 8 (9.30%) CA
7 6 (6.98%) McAfee
8 2 (2.33%) CommVault
8 2 (2.33%) NetApp
8 2 (2.33%) Nokia
8 2 (2.33%) Veritas
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.33%) Sybase
8 2 (2.33%) Brocade
8 2 (2.33%) NetScout
8 2 (2.33%) Imperva
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Bomgar