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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.99% 18.57% 16.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.24% 55.00% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 15
Average daily rate £325 £323 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.38 £11.35 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.65% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
68 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.45% 33.76% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 36
Average daily rate £325 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.06 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.94%) Windows 7
4 28 (33.73%) VMware
5 22 (26.51%) Linux
5 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
6 20 (24.10%) ITIL
7 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (21.69%) SCCM
8 18 (21.69%) MS Office
8 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
9 17 (20.48%) Finance
10 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
12 11 (13.25%) SQL
12 11 (13.25%) CISSP
12 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
12 11 (13.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (12.05%) Cisco
13 10 (12.05%) Oracle
13 10 (12.05%) Change Management
13 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
13 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (10.84%) Security Operations
14 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
14 9 (10.84%) Citrix
14 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (10.84%) VPN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.69%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) MS Project
3 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) HFM
1 1 (1.20%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (10.84%) VPN
3 8 (9.64%) HTTP
3 8 (9.64%) SSL
4 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 7 (8.43%) SSH
5 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.82%) DNS
6 4 (4.82%) LAN
7 3 (3.61%) ATM
7 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.61%) SAN
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
7 3 (3.61%) Wireless
8 2 (2.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.20%) DHCP
9 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.20%) Internet
9 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Essbase
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) StarTeam
1 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.20%) Bazaar
2 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.41%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Analyst
2 9 (10.84%) Service Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) IT Support
6 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) Ajax
2 3 (3.61%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) jQuery
2 3 (3.61%) SOAP
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) LAMP
3 2 (2.41%) Laravel
4 1 (1.20%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.20%) CSS3
4 1 (1.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.64%) PKI
4 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.82%) AS400
5 4 (4.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.82%) iPhone
5 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) BBC
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) DataPower
7 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.20%) HACMP
7 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows 7
2 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.64%) AIX
6 8 (9.64%) Solaris
7 5 (6.02%) SUSE
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) Android
10 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.20%) Debian
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Unix
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Change Management
2 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.84%) Security Operations
4 8 (9.64%) Information Security
4 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.64%) Patch Management
4 8 (9.64%) Security Management
5 7 (8.43%) Analytics
5 7 (8.43%) Digital Forensics
5 7 (8.43%) Document Management
5 7 (8.43%) Network Architecture
5 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (8.43%) SIEM
6 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.23%) Line Management
6 6 (7.23%) Migration
7 5 (6.02%) MVC
7 5 (6.02%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.23%) VBScript
3 3 (3.61%) PHP
3 3 (3.61%) VB
4 2 (2.41%) C#
4 2 (2.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) Jython
5 1 (1.20%) Korn
5 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) CISSP
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
3 7 (8.43%) GCIA
3 7 (8.43%) GCIH
3 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.82%) MCSE
6 3 (3.61%) MCSA
6 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.02%) COBIT
2 5 (6.02%) COSO
2 5 (6.02%) SAS 70
3 4 (4.82%) ISO27002
3 4 (4.82%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) vCloud
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 5 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.02%) vRealize
5 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.61%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.41%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.41%) WSUS
8 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.20%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.20%) Puppet
8 1 (1.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.73%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle
4 9 (10.84%) Citrix
4 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
5 7 (8.43%) IBM
6 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.02%) CA
7 5 (6.02%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Bomgar
8 3 (3.61%) iManage
8 3 (3.61%) Zend
9 2 (2.41%) Altiris
9 2 (2.41%) Borland
9 2 (2.41%) Juniper
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.20%) Sage
10 1 (1.20%) Wyse
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