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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.36% 17.69% 34.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.12% 65.71% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 28
Median daily rate £301 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.45 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £19.35 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
69 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.95% 26.92% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 34
Median daily rate £319 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
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 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 July 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 July 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 55 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 50 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 41 (43.16%) Security Cleared
4 34 (35.79%) Windows 7
5 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
7 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
10 23 (24.21%) VMware
10 23 (24.21%) SCCM
11 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (20.00%) SQL
11 19 (20.00%) ITIL
12 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
13 17 (17.89%) Linux
14 15 (15.79%) Oracle
14 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
15 14 (14.74%) PKI
15 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
16 13 (13.68%) VBScript
16 13 (13.68%) VB
16 13 (13.68%) Cisco
17 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.58%) Unix
18 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
19 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (10.53%) Finance
20 9 (9.47%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
3 7 (7.37%) MS Project
3 7 (7.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) VPN
2 7 (7.37%) LDAP
3 6 (6.32%) X.509
4 4 (4.21%) HTTP
4 4 (4.21%) SSH
4 4 (4.21%) SSL
5 3 (3.16%) Firewall
6 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) DNS
7 1 (1.05%) LAN
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
7 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Military
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) IT Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Developer
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.21%) IT Support
10 4 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 4 (4.21%) Middleware
4 3 (3.16%) WPF
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.11%) REST
6 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) Java EE
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) PKI
2 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.37%) Smartcard
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.11%) Clustering
7 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.11%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) Windows 7
2 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.89%) Linux
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.58%) Unix
8 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.47%) Solaris
8 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
9 7 (7.37%) AIX
10 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.11%) Android
11 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.42%) Email Management
3 8 (8.42%) Open Source
3 8 (8.42%) Security Operations
4 7 (7.37%) Change Management
4 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.32%) Information Security
5 6 (6.32%) Security Management
5 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.26%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.26%) Migration
6 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.21%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.21%) Document Management
7 4 (4.21%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.68%) VB
3 13 (13.68%) VBScript
4 4 (4.21%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (43.16%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
6 3 (3.16%) CISSP
6 3 (3.16%) GCIA
6 3 (3.16%) GCIH
6 3 (3.16%) MCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.11%) CLAS
7 2 (2.11%) ISEB
7 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.05%) MCP
8 1 (1.05%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) VCP4
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) COBIT
2 4 (4.21%) COSO
2 4 (4.21%) SAS 70
3 3 (3.16%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) RMADS
5 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Docker
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) SCCM
2 9 (9.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.37%) SCOM
3 7 (7.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.11%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (2.11%) SCSM
5 1 (1.05%) EnCase
5 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.05%) vMotion
5 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) VMware
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle
4 13 (13.68%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.42%) Bomgar
7 6 (6.32%) Borland
8 4 (4.21%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.21%) Juniper
8 4 (4.21%) Remedy
9 3 (3.16%) HP
10 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.11%) CA
10 2 (2.11%) NetWitness
10 2 (2.11%) Qualys
11 1 (1.05%) CommVault
11 1 (1.05%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.05%) Pega
11 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.05%) Splunk