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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.00% 26.27% 17.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.63% 64.04% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 17
Average daily rate
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£308 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £124 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £384 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £14.95 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £26.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
64 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.48% 41.01% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 21
Average daily rate £290 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +83.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
3 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
4 28 (28.87%) Linux
5 25 (25.77%) VMware
6 21 (21.65%) Oracle
7 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
8 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
9 17 (17.53%) ITIL
9 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
10 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (16.49%) Windows XP
10 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (15.46%) HP
11 15 (15.46%) MS Office
11 15 (15.46%) Finance
12 13 (13.40%) SQL
12 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
12 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (12.37%) IBM
14 11 (11.34%) UNIX
14 11 (11.34%) PCI DSS
14 11 (11.34%) SCCM
14 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.31%) Windows 8
15 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (10.31%) MySQL
16 9 (9.28%) Solaris

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) Lync
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Office
2 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) Wireless
3 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.19%) LDAP
4 5 (5.15%) DNS
5 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
6 3 (3.09%) FTP
6 3 (3.09%) HTTP
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) VoIP
6 3 (3.09%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.09%) SSL
6 3 (3.09%) DMZ
6 3 (3.09%) SSH
6 3 (3.09%) NAS
7 2 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.09%) MS Access
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.06%) DB2
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.09%) CruiseControl
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
2 3 (3.09%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.06%) Maven
3 2 (2.06%) Ant
3 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.06%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.03%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.03%) NUnit
4 1 (1.03%) CppUnit
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.46%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (11.34%) Architect
3 11 (11.34%) Consultant
4 8 (8.25%) Desktop Support
4 8 (8.25%) Support Technician
5 7 (7.22%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 5 (5.15%) Developer
6 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) .NET
1 5 (5.15%) Middleware
2 3 (3.09%) LAMP
3 2 (2.06%) XHTML
3 2 (2.06%) SAML
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) OAuth
3 2 (2.06%) XACML
3 2 (2.06%) OpenID
3 2 (2.06%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.06%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) XSLT
4 1 (1.03%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Open Source
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.12%) PKI
4 3 (3.09%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.09%) e-Health
4 3 (3.09%) AS400
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.06%) SecurID
5 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Linux
2 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.49%) Windows XP
3 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.34%) UNIX
6 10 (10.31%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.28%) Solaris
8 7 (7.22%) AIX
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) ITIL
2 8 (8.25%) Information Security
3 7 (7.22%) Migration
3 7 (7.22%) Change Management
4 6 (6.19%) Security Management
4 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.15%) Cyber Security
5 5 (5.15%) Analytics
6 4 (4.12%) SIEM
6 4 (4.12%) CAD
6 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) OO
7 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.09%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.09%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.09%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.09%) Content Management
7 3 (3.09%) Document Management
7 3 (3.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) VB
3 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.19%) Python
4 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.19%) C
4 6 (6.19%) Java
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
5 5 (5.15%) VBScript
6 4 (4.12%) VBA
6 4 (4.12%) C++
7 3 (3.09%) sed
7 3 (3.09%) AWK
7 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 3 (3.09%) Korn
8 2 (2.06%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
5 5 (5.15%) CISSP
6 4 (4.12%) ISEB
7 3 (3.09%) CCNA
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.09%) RHCE
7 3 (3.09%) GCIA
7 3 (3.09%) GCIH
7 3 (3.09%) RHCA
7 3 (3.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) COSO
3 3 (3.09%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.12%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.06%) OpenAM
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.77%) VMware
3 21 (21.65%) Oracle
4 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
5 15 (15.46%) HP
6 12 (12.37%) IBM
7 7 (7.22%) CA
8 4 (4.12%) Remedy
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco
8 4 (4.12%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.09%) Borland
9 3 (3.09%) Sun
9 3 (3.09%) McAfee
9 3 (3.09%) Alias
9 3 (3.09%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.09%) NetApp
9 3 (3.09%) Apple
10 2 (2.06%) Citrix
10 2 (2.06%) Sybase
10 2 (2.06%) ForgeRock
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