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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.37% 16.58% 29.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.62% 74.42% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 30
Median daily rate £313 £363 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £253 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £424 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.25 - £11.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
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
87 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.51% 22.28% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 48
Median daily rate £325 £310 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £11.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 60 (59.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (50.50%) Active Directory
3 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
5 33 (32.67%) VMware
5 33 (32.67%) Windows Server
6 32 (31.68%) Windows 7
7 26 (25.74%) Linux
7 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
8 25 (24.75%) SCCM
9 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
11 19 (18.81%) SQL
12 18 (17.82%) Oracle
12 18 (17.82%) ITIL
13 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (15.84%) Hyper-V
14 16 (15.84%) PKI
14 16 (15.84%) Cisco
15 14 (13.86%) VBScript
15 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
16 12 (11.88%) Information Security
16 12 (11.88%) VB
16 12 (11.88%) Security Management
16 12 (11.88%) Security Operations
17 11 (10.89%) Data Centre
17 11 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (10.89%) Finance
18 10 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection

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 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Drupal
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS Office
3 7 (6.93%) MS Project
3 7 (6.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (9.90%) VPN
2 9 (8.91%) Firewall
3 6 (5.94%) HTTP
3 6 (5.94%) LDAP
3 6 (5.94%) SSH
3 6 (5.94%) SSL
4 5 (4.95%) X.509
5 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.98%) DNS
6 2 (1.98%) SAN
6 2 (1.98%) WAN
6 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.99%) DHCP
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) MPLS
7 1 (0.99%) NAS
7 1 (0.99%) Network Security
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.99%) JUnit
3 1 (0.99%) MSI
3 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.98%) Military
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Architect
4 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Developer
6 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Incident Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) Web Services
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) Middleware
4 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.97%) Ajax
4 3 (2.97%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (2.97%) CSS
4 3 (2.97%) jQuery
4 3 (2.97%) REST
4 3 (2.97%) SOAP
4 3 (2.97%) WPF
5 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.98%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) LAMP
5 2 (1.98%) Laravel
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.99%) Java EE
6 1 (0.99%) Symfony
6 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) PKI
2 11 (10.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (5.94%) Smartcard
6 4 (3.96%) AS400
6 4 (3.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.98%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.98%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (32.67%) Windows Server
3 32 (31.68%) Windows 7
4 26 (25.74%) Linux
4 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.90%) Solaris
6 10 (9.90%) Unix
7 9 (8.91%) AIX
7 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.93%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.98%) Android
10 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.99%) Debian
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Information Security
2 12 (11.88%) Security Management
2 12 (11.88%) Security Operations
3 11 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.92%) Open Source
5 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.93%) Analytics
6 7 (6.93%) Change Management
6 7 (6.93%) Information Security Management
7 6 (5.94%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (5.94%) Document Management
7 6 (5.94%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.94%) SIEM
7 6 (5.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.86%) VBScript
3 12 (11.88%) VB
4 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.96%) Java
5 4 (3.96%) PHP
6 3 (2.97%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) CISSP
3 9 (8.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 5 (4.95%) GCIA
5 5 (4.95%) GCIH
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
7 2 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.98%) CLAS
7 2 (1.98%) ISEB
7 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.98%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.99%) VCP4
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.96%) COBIT
2 4 (3.96%) COSO
2 4 (3.96%) ISO27002
2 4 (3.96%) SAS 70
3 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.97%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.98%) RMADS
5 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (50.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Docker
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (24.75%) SCCM
2 9 (8.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (7.92%) SCOM
4 7 (6.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (5.94%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.98%) SCSM
7 1 (0.99%) EnCase
7 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.99%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.99%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.99%) vMotion
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (59.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.67%) VMware
3 18 (17.82%) Oracle
4 16 (15.84%) Cisco
5 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.93%) Borland
6 7 (6.93%) IBM
7 6 (5.94%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.95%) Bomgar
8 5 (4.95%) HP
8 5 (4.95%) Juniper
9 4 (3.96%) Remedy
10 3 (2.97%) CA
10 3 (2.97%) Citrix
10 3 (2.97%) Zend
11 2 (1.98%) NetWitness
12 1 (0.99%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.99%) Google
12 1 (0.99%) Pega
12 1 (0.99%) Sitecore