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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 66 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.58% 11.30% 16.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.65% 65.00% 59.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 19
Average daily rate
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£345 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.94 £13.63 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.08 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £15.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Windows
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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
85 40 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.67% 17.39% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 49
Average daily rate £353 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £171 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.52 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £15.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 70 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (23.48%) MS Excel
5 29 (21.97%) Linux
6 25 (18.94%) Windows 7
7 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (17.42%) MS Exchange
9 19 (14.39%) Apache
9 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
10 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
10 18 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (12.88%) .NET
11 17 (12.88%) MySQL
11 17 (12.88%) Oracle
11 17 (12.88%) SQL
12 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
12 16 (12.12%) PHP
12 16 (12.12%) UNIX
12 16 (12.12%) Python
12 16 (12.12%) MVC
13 15 (11.36%) Citrix
13 15 (11.36%) CISSP
13 15 (11.36%) MS Office
13 15 (11.36%) C#
14 14 (10.61%) IIS
14 14 (10.61%) jQuery
14 14 (10.61%) SCCM
14 14 (10.61%) VMware
15 13 (9.85%) Snort

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 23 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.39%) Apache
3 14 (10.61%) IIS
4 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.55%) Lync
7 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.52%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.52%) CMS
9 2 (1.52%) Drupal
9 2 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.79%) DNS
2 5 (3.79%) DHCP
2 5 (3.79%) NAS
3 4 (3.03%) SSL
3 4 (3.03%) WLAN
3 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 3 (2.27%) VPN
4 3 (2.27%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (1.52%) ATM
5 2 (1.52%) Firewall
5 2 (1.52%) SSH
6 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.76%) GSM
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) UMTS
6 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) MySQL
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.76%) MSI
4 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (15.91%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) Security Engineer
4 9 (6.82%) Administrator
4 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Tester
6 7 (5.30%) Consultant
6 7 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (5.30%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Security Tester
7 6 (4.55%) Designer
7 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Exchange Specialist
8 5 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.88%) .NET
2 14 (10.61%) jQuery
3 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.58%) XML
4 10 (7.58%) CSS
5 8 (6.06%) XSLT
6 7 (5.30%) Middleware
7 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 6 (4.55%) WCF
8 5 (3.79%) HTML
9 4 (3.03%) SOAP
9 4 (3.03%) Web Services
10 3 (2.27%) Ajax
10 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.52%) Symfony
11 2 (1.52%) NHibernate
11 2 (1.52%) WinForms
11 2 (1.52%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Open Source
2 10 (7.58%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.52%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.52%) SCORM
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.76%) Kindle
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (21.97%) Linux
3 25 (18.94%) Windows 7
4 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (12.12%) UNIX
7 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.03%) Solaris
10 4 (3.03%) Debian
11 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.52%) Android
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.76%) SUSE
13 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.12%) MVC
2 11 (8.33%) Migration
3 10 (7.58%) Software Engineering
4 8 (6.06%) OO
5 7 (5.30%) ITIL
6 6 (4.55%) Security Management
7 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.79%) CRM
7 5 (3.79%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.79%) Scrum
7 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.79%) Time Management
8 4 (3.03%) ERP
9 3 (2.27%) SOA
9 3 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.27%) Project Management
9 3 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.27%) OO PHP
10 2 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.88%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.12%) PHP
2 16 (12.12%) Python
3 15 (11.36%) C#
4 13 (9.85%) Ruby
4 13 (9.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.82%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) C++
7 4 (3.03%) C
7 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.03%) VBScript
7 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.27%) PHP5
9 1 (0.76%) sed
9 1 (0.76%) AWK
9 1 (0.76%) Winbatch
9 1 (0.76%) Korn
9 1 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) CISSP
2 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.30%) MCSE
4 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.85%) Snort
3 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) SCCM
2 4 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.76%) WMI
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 70 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.88%) Oracle
4 15 (11.36%) Citrix
5 14 (10.61%) VMware
6 11 (8.33%) Symantec
7 9 (6.82%) Proofpoint
8 4 (3.03%) Lumension
8 4 (3.03%) McAfee
8 4 (3.03%) Sophos
8 4 (3.03%) Intel
9 3 (2.27%) Zend
9 3 (2.27%) Remedy
9 3 (2.27%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) SAP
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco
9 3 (2.27%) HP
10 2 (1.52%) Nokia
10 2 (1.52%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.52%) ESRI
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