The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.35% 20.00% 33.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.20% 70.00% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 32
Median daily rate £300 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £268 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.50 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £20.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
82 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.28% 28.57% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 48
Median daily rate £325 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
3 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
4 34 (35.05%) Windows Server
5 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (32.99%) Windows 7
6 28 (28.87%) VMware
7 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
9 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
10 22 (22.68%) SCCM
11 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (21.65%) Linux
12 19 (19.59%) SQL
13 18 (18.56%) ITIL
14 15 (15.46%) Oracle
14 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (15.46%) Hyper-V
15 14 (14.43%) PKI
16 13 (13.40%) Finance
16 13 (13.40%) Cisco
17 12 (12.37%) VBScript
17 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
17 12 (12.37%) Security Operations
18 11 (11.34%) Cybersecurity
18 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
18 11 (11.34%) VB
18 11 (11.34%) Unix
19 10 (10.31%) Security Management
19 10 (10.31%) Information Security

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (25.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS Office
3 7 (7.22%) MS Project
3 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Firewall
1 8 (8.25%) VPN
2 7 (7.22%) LDAP
3 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.19%) X.509
4 4 (4.12%) HTTP
4 4 (4.12%) SSH
4 4 (4.12%) SSL
5 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.06%) DNS
6 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) MPLS
7 1 (1.03%) Network Security
7 1 (1.03%) VoIP
7 1 (1.03%) WAN
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.03%) JUnit
2 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Military
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Architect
4 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Developer
9 5 (5.15%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Web Services
2 5 (5.15%) .NET
3 4 (4.12%) Middleware
4 3 (3.09%) WPF
5 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.06%) REST
6 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) Java EE
6 1 (1.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) PKI
2 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (7.22%) Smartcard
6 4 (4.12%) AS400
6 4 (4.12%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.06%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.03%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.03%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Windows Server
2 32 (32.99%) Windows 7
2 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.65%) Linux
5 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.34%) Unix
7 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 10
8 8 (8.25%) Solaris
9 7 (7.22%) AIX
10 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.06%) Android
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) ITIL
2 12 (12.37%) Security Operations
3 11 (11.34%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (10.31%) Information Security
4 10 (10.31%) Security Management
5 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.25%) Open Source
6 7 (7.22%) Change Management
6 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.19%) Email Management
7 6 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.15%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.15%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.12%) Content Management
9 4 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.37%) VBScript
3 11 (11.34%) VB
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) C++
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.22%) CISSP
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 3 (3.09%) GCIA
7 3 (3.09%) GCIH
8 2 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.06%) CLAS
8 2 (2.06%) ISEB
8 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.03%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) VCP4
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.12%) COBIT
2 4 (4.12%) COSO
2 4 (4.12%) ISO27002
2 4 (4.12%) SAS 70
3 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.09%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.06%) RMADS
5 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.03%) Docker
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (7.22%) SCOM
2 7 (7.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.06%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (2.06%) SCSM
4 1 (1.03%) EnCase
4 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.03%) vMotion
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.87%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Oracle
4 13 (13.40%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.19%) Bomgar
6 6 (6.19%) Borland
7 5 (5.15%) IBM
8 4 (4.12%) HP
8 4 (4.12%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.12%) Juniper
8 4 (4.12%) Remedy
9 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.06%) CA
9 2 (2.06%) NetWitness
9 2 (2.06%) Qualys
10 1 (1.03%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.03%) Google
10 1 (1.03%) Pega
10 1 (1.03%) Sitecore