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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 78 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 35.78% 14.22% 13.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.78% 63.04% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £172 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.94 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £11.75 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £15.25 £14.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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
92 46 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 42.20% 22.55% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 45
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £178 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.94 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.58 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.25 £16.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 80 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (27.08%) Active Directory
4 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
5 27 (18.75%) Linux
6 26 (18.06%) MS Exchange
7 25 (17.36%) Windows 7
8 23 (15.97%) Red Hat
8 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (15.28%) VMware
10 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 21 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (12.50%) MySQL
11 18 (12.50%) MS Office
11 18 (12.50%) Apache
12 17 (11.81%) Python
12 17 (11.81%) Oracle
12 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
12 17 (11.81%) PHP
12 17 (11.81%) SQL
12 17 (11.81%) MVC
13 16 (11.11%) Citrix
13 16 (11.11%) PCI DSS
14 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
14 15 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (10.42%) jQuery
14 15 (10.42%) Finance
14 15 (10.42%) IIS
14 15 (10.42%) Bash Shell
15 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.50%) Apache
3 15 (10.42%) IIS
4 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.25%) Lync
6 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.08%) WordPress
9 3 (2.08%) Drupal
9 3 (2.08%) CMS
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.86%) DNS
2 7 (4.86%) NAS
3 6 (4.17%) SAN
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
4 5 (3.47%) DHCP
5 4 (2.78%) WLAN
6 3 (2.08%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.08%) FTP
6 3 (2.08%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.08%) DMZ
7 2 (1.39%) Firewall
8 1 (0.69%) VPN
8 1 (0.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.69%) LAN
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) MySQL
3 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.08%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.78%) Subversion
2 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.69%) MSI
4 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 22 (15.28%) Developer
3 13 (9.03%) Security Engineer
4 10 (6.94%) Administrator
5 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Server Analyst
6 8 (5.56%) Tester
7 7 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Consultant
7 7 (4.86%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Security Tester
8 6 (4.17%) Designer
8 6 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
8 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) jQuery
2 14 (9.72%) .NET
3 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.64%) CSS
4 8 (5.56%) XML
5 7 (4.86%) WCF
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (4.17%) HTML
6 6 (4.17%) XSLT
7 5 (3.47%) SOAP
7 5 (3.47%) Web Services
8 4 (2.78%) Ajax
8 4 (2.78%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.39%) WinForms
9 2 (1.39%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.39%) Symfony
10 1 (0.69%) COM
10 1 (0.69%) Middleware
10 1 (0.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.03%) Open Source
3 11 (7.64%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.78%) PKI
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.39%) SCORM
7 2 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.69%) Life Science
8 1 (0.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Kindle
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (18.75%) Linux
3 25 (17.36%) Windows 7
4 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.03%) UNIX
7 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.47%) Debian
10 5 (3.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.78%) Solaris
12 2 (1.39%) CentOS
12 2 (1.39%) Android
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.81%) MVC
2 14 (9.72%) Migration
3 11 (7.64%) ITIL
4 8 (5.56%) OO
5 7 (4.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (4.86%) Time Management
6 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.17%) ERP
7 5 (3.47%) CRM
7 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.47%) Scrum
8 4 (2.78%) OO PHP
8 4 (2.78%) Security Management
9 3 (2.08%) Release Management
9 3 (2.08%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.39%) Analytics
10 2 (1.39%) Cyber Security
10 2 (1.39%) Android Development
10 2 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.81%) Python
1 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
1 17 (11.81%) PHP
1 17 (11.81%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.72%) C#
4 13 (9.03%) Ruby
5 7 (4.86%) VBScript
5 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.78%) PHP5
6 4 (2.78%) Java
6 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.08%) C
7 3 (2.08%) C++
7 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.08%) Korn
7 3 (2.08%) AWK
7 3 (2.08%) sed
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) CISSP
3 9 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) MCSE
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) Degree
5 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 39 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.03%) Snort
4 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.69%) WMI
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 80 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) Red Hat
3 22 (15.28%) VMware
4 17 (11.81%) Oracle
5 16 (11.11%) Citrix
6 11 (7.64%) Proofpoint
6 11 (7.64%) Symantec
7 4 (2.78%) Lumension
7 4 (2.78%) Zend
7 4 (2.78%) McAfee
7 4 (2.78%) Sophos
7 4 (2.78%) Intel
7 4 (2.78%) SAP
8 3 (2.08%) HP
8 3 (2.08%) NetApp
9 2 (1.39%) Alias
9 2 (1.39%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.39%) Cisco
9 2 (1.39%) Sun
10 1 (0.69%) Verint
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