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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.92% 20.68% 37.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.14% 62.03% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 38
Median daily rate £293 £335 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% -14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £112 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +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
35 79 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.34% 33.33% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 46
Median daily rate £338 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
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 £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 38 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
5 21 (26.92%) VMware
5 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
6 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (21.79%) ITIL
9 16 (20.51%) SQL
9 16 (20.51%) SCCM
10 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 15 (19.23%) Linux
11 14 (17.95%) Cisco
11 14 (17.95%) DV Cleared
11 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
12 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 12 (15.38%) PKI
13 12 (15.38%) VBScript
13 12 (15.38%) Oracle
14 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.10%) VB
15 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
16 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
16 9 (11.54%) Solaris
16 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Project
2 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) LDAP
2 6 (7.69%) VPN
2 6 (7.69%) X.509
3 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) SSH
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.56%) MSI
2 2 (2.56%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Architect
2 9 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Remedy Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) WPF
4 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) WinForms
5 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.38%) PKI
3 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) Smartcard
5 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.28%) iPhone
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (19.23%) Linux
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.54%) Solaris
8 8 (10.26%) Unix
8 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.97%) AIX
10 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.56%) Android
11 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.26%) Security Operations
4 7 (8.97%) Change Management
4 7 (8.97%) Open Source
5 6 (7.69%) Information Security
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) Security Management
6 5 (6.41%) Email Management
6 5 (6.41%) Information Security Management
6 5 (6.41%) Patch Management
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.13%) Document Management
7 4 (5.13%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.38%) VBScript
4 11 (14.10%) VB
5 4 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
6 3 (3.85%) CISSP
6 3 (3.85%) GCIA
6 3 (3.85%) GCIH
6 3 (3.85%) MCSE
7 2 (2.56%) ISEB
7 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.28%) MCP
8 1 (1.28%) VCP4
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.13%) COBIT
2 4 (5.13%) COSO
2 4 (5.13%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.56%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 2 (2.56%) SCSM
5 1 (1.28%) EnCase
5 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.28%) vMotion
5 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.92%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle
5 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.69%) Bomgar
6 6 (7.69%) Borland
7 4 (5.13%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Remedy
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.56%) NetWitness
9 2 (2.56%) Qualys
10 1 (1.28%) BMC
10 1 (1.28%) CA
10 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) CommVault