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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 59 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.21% 20.00% 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.05% 58.67% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.88 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.66 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
88 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.61% 34.09% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 21
Average daily rate £363 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £173 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.44 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.51% -67.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £158.80 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 74 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (30.15%) Active Directory
4 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
5 27 (19.85%) Linux
6 25 (18.38%) VMware
7 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
8 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
8 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (16.18%) Windows 7
9 19 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (13.97%) SQL
9 19 (13.97%) Oracle
10 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
10 18 (13.24%) MS Office
10 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
10 18 (13.24%) Finance
11 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (11.76%) Migration
12 16 (11.76%) Citrix
13 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (11.03%) SCCM
14 14 (10.29%) PCI DSS
14 14 (10.29%) MySQL
15 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
15 13 (9.56%) UNIX
16 12 (8.82%) Python
16 12 (8.82%) MVC
17 11 (8.09%) Symantec
17 11 (8.09%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.09%) Apache
3 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.62%) Lync
4 9 (6.62%) IIS
5 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.21%) CMS
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.21%) Drupal
7 3 (2.21%) WordPress
8 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.24%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) SaaS
2 4 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.88%) NAS
3 7 (5.15%) DNS
4 6 (4.41%) Internet
4 6 (4.41%) SAN
5 4 (2.94%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.94%) DHCP
5 4 (2.94%) FTP
5 4 (2.94%) DMZ
5 4 (2.94%) Firewall
6 3 (2.21%) WLAN
7 2 (1.47%) WAN
7 2 (1.47%) LAN
7 2 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.74%) VPN
8 1 (0.74%) SMS
8 1 (0.74%) VoIP
8 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) MySQL
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.21%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (1.47%) Moq
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (17.65%) Analyst
2 16 (11.76%) Developer
3 10 (7.35%) Administrator
4 8 (5.88%) Server Analyst
4 8 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.15%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) Architect
6 6 (4.41%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.41%) Consultant
6 6 (4.41%) Field Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) Service Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) Designer
7 5 (3.68%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.68%) Support Technician
7 5 (3.68%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) jQuery
2 10 (7.35%) .NET
3 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.15%) XML
3 7 (5.15%) WCF
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 6 (4.41%) XSLT
4 6 (4.41%) CSS
5 5 (3.68%) SOAP
5 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 5 (3.68%) HTML
6 4 (2.94%) Ajax
6 4 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (1.47%) Symfony
7 2 (1.47%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.47%) WinForms
8 1 (0.74%) StructureMap
8 1 (0.74%) CSS3
8 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) Open Source
4 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.94%) PKI
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.21%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.47%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Life Science
8 1 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (19.85%) Linux
3 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (16.18%) Windows 7
4 19 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.56%) UNIX
6 11 (8.09%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.68%) Debian
8 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.21%) CentOS
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.21%) Solaris
10 2 (1.47%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.76%) Migration
2 12 (8.82%) MVC
3 11 (8.09%) ITIL
4 7 (5.15%) OO
4 7 (5.15%) Time Management
5 6 (4.41%) Business Analysis
5 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (3.68%) CRM
6 5 (3.68%) ERP
7 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.94%) OO PHP
8 3 (2.21%) Cyber Security
8 3 (2.21%) Analytics
8 3 (2.21%) Security Management
8 3 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.21%) Release Management
8 3 (2.21%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.47%) Multithreading
9 2 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.82%) Python
4 11 (8.09%) PHP
5 10 (7.35%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.62%) C#
7 7 (5.15%) VBScript
7 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.15%) Ruby
8 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.68%) Java
9 4 (2.94%) Korn
9 4 (2.94%) PHP5
9 4 (2.94%) AWK
9 4 (2.94%) C
9 4 (2.94%) sed
10 2 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) CISSP
3 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.15%) MCSE
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) Degree
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) RHCE
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.68%) SLA
3 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 41 (30.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.15%) Snort
3 7 (5.15%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.21%) SCOM
4 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.74%) WMI
5 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.38%) VMware
3 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
4 19 (13.97%) Oracle
5 16 (11.76%) Citrix
6 11 (8.09%) Symantec
7 7 (5.15%) Proofpoint
7 7 (5.15%) HP
8 4 (2.94%) Zend
8 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 4 (2.94%) Intel
9 3 (2.21%) Lumension
9 3 (2.21%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) McAfee
9 3 (2.21%) Sophos
9 3 (2.21%) Sun
9 3 (2.21%) Cisco
9 3 (2.21%) Alias
10 1 (0.74%) Verint
10 1 (0.74%) RightFax
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