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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.58% 31.68% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.42% 74.42% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
43 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.28% 42.57% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 38
Average daily rate £328 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.43% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
4 24 (28.92%) Linux
5 22 (26.51%) VMware
6 18 (21.69%) Oracle
6 18 (21.69%) ITIL
7 17 (20.48%) DV Cleared
7 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
8 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (19.28%) Windows XP
9 14 (16.87%) IBM
9 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.46%) HP
10 12 (14.46%) MS Office
10 12 (14.46%) SQL
11 11 (13.25%) MySQL
11 11 (13.25%) Solaris
11 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
12 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.05%) Finance
12 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.05%) SCCM
13 9 (10.84%) Information Security
13 9 (10.84%) Change Management
13 9 (10.84%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Office
2 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.23%) MS Project
4 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.61%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (8.43%) Wireless
2 7 (8.43%) LDAP
3 5 (6.02%) Firewall
4 4 (4.82%) HTTP
4 4 (4.82%) SSL
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.82%) VPN
4 4 (4.82%) SSH
5 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.41%) VoIP
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.41%) LAN
6 2 (2.41%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MySQL
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) CruiseControl
2 4 (4.82%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.41%) Bazaar
4 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.20%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (12.05%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Support Technician
6 7 (8.43%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 7 (8.43%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.23%) Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) XHTML
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
3 2 (2.41%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.41%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.41%) LAMP
3 2 (2.41%) SAML
3 2 (2.41%) XACML
3 2 (2.41%) OpenID
3 2 (2.41%) OAuth
3 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) FBML
4 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
3 5 (6.02%) Open Source
4 4 (4.82%) AS400
4 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.61%) e-Health
6 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) SecurID
7 1 (1.20%) Cybernetics
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (1.20%) EPoS
7 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
3 16 (19.28%) Windows XP
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.25%) Solaris
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
7 9 (10.84%) UNIX
7 9 (10.84%) AIX
8 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Information Security
2 9 (10.84%) Change Management
3 8 (9.64%) Security Management
4 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.02%) Content Management
5 5 (6.02%) Analytics
6 4 (4.82%) Cyber Security
6 4 (4.82%) SIEM
6 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.82%) OO
6 4 (4.82%) Information Security Management
6 4 (4.82%) Migration
6 4 (4.82%) PRINCE
6 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.82%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.82%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (4.82%) Document Management
6 4 (4.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) VB
2 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) Perl
4 5 (6.02%) VBScript
4 5 (6.02%) C
4 5 (6.02%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) VBA
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.41%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.20%) PHP5
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) Degree
5 6 (7.23%) CISSP
6 5 (6.02%) ISEB
7 4 (4.82%) GCIA
7 4 (4.82%) GCIH
8 3 (3.61%) RHCA
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.61%) RHCE
8 3 (3.61%) CCNA
8 3 (3.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.82%) COSO
2 4 (4.82%) COBIT
3 3 (3.61%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) Tivoli
3 7 (8.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.02%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.20%) Puppet
7 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.51%) VMware
3 18 (21.69%) Oracle
4 14 (16.87%) IBM
5 12 (14.46%) HP
6 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.64%) CA
8 5 (6.02%) Remedy
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco
9 4 (4.82%) McAfee
9 4 (4.82%) Proofpoint
10 3 (3.61%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.61%) NetApp
10 3 (3.61%) Borland
10 3 (3.61%) Apple
11 2 (2.41%) ForgeRock
11 2 (2.41%) Sybase
12 1 (1.20%) Google
12 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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