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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.46% 18.78% 14.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.52% 51.19% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +366.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £44.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -9.37%
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
84 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.05% 36.68% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 11
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +348.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 62 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.21%) Active Directory
3 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (22.48%) VMware
5 28 (21.71%) Linux
6 27 (20.93%) Security Cleared
7 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
8 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (17.05%) Red Hat
10 21 (16.28%) Finance
11 20 (15.50%) MS Office
12 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
13 17 (13.18%) Citrix
13 17 (13.18%) ITIL
13 17 (13.18%) SCCM
14 16 (12.40%) DV Cleared
14 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (12.40%) HP
14 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.63%) SQL
15 15 (11.63%) Oracle
15 15 (11.63%) Migration
16 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
16 14 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.08%) MS Exchange
18 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (8.53%) Symantec
20 10 (7.75%) Windows XP
20 10 (7.75%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (10.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.20%) Lync
4 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.33%) CMS
6 3 (2.33%) WordPress
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.33%) Drupal
7 2 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) MS Office
2 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) Wireless
2 7 (5.43%) NAS
3 6 (4.65%) SAN
4 5 (3.88%) Firewall
4 5 (3.88%) Internet
4 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.10%) WAN
5 4 (3.10%) LAN
5 4 (3.10%) DNS
6 3 (2.33%) DMZ
6 3 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.33%) FTP
6 3 (2.33%) VoIP
7 2 (1.55%) SMS
7 2 (1.55%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.78%) HTTP
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) MySQL
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.33%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Subversion
2 3 (2.33%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.55%) NUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Moq
4 1 (0.78%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.78%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (9.30%) Architect
4 11 (8.53%) Support Technician
5 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.75%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 8 (6.20%) Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Server Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Designer
9 5 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (3.88%) Field Service Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) CSS
2 5 (3.88%) jQuery
2 5 (3.88%) HTML
2 5 (3.88%) .NET
3 4 (3.10%) SOAP
3 4 (3.10%) Web Services
3 4 (3.10%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (3.10%) Ajax
4 3 (2.33%) LAMP
4 3 (2.33%) Middleware
5 2 (1.55%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.55%) Symfony
6 1 (0.78%) Laravel
6 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.78%) StructureMap
6 1 (0.78%) CSS3
6 1 (0.78%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.78%) HTML5
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Clustering
3 5 (3.88%) PKI
3 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.33%) Open Source
4 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.33%) e-Health
4 3 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (21.71%) Linux
3 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
4 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.75%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.98%) UNIX
9 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.10%) Debian
11 3 (2.33%) CentOS
11 3 (2.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.18%) ITIL
2 15 (11.63%) Migration
3 8 (6.20%) Time Management
4 6 (4.65%) OO
4 6 (4.65%) MVC
4 6 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 5 (3.88%) CAD
6 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.10%) Analytics
6 4 (3.10%) Cyber Security
6 4 (3.10%) OO PHP
6 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.33%) SIEM
7 3 (2.33%) High Availability
7 3 (2.33%) Coaching
7 3 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 10 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.20%) VBScript
4 7 (5.43%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.88%) Python
7 4 (3.10%) PHP
7 4 (3.10%) C
7 4 (3.10%) C#
7 4 (3.10%) VB
7 4 (3.10%) PHP5
8 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.33%) sed
8 3 (2.33%) AWK
8 3 (2.33%) Korn
8 3 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) MCSE
4 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.65%) Degree
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 3 (2.33%) RHCA
7 3 (2.33%) RHCE
7 3 (2.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) GCIA
8 1 (0.78%) GCIH
8 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.43%) SLA
3 4 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) COSO
System Software
1 48 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) SCCM
2 5 (3.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.33%) SCOM
3 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 62 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.48%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 17 (13.18%) Citrix
5 16 (12.40%) HP
6 15 (11.63%) Oracle
7 11 (8.53%) Symantec
8 6 (4.65%) NetApp
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco
9 4 (3.10%) SAP
9 4 (3.10%) Zend
10 3 (2.33%) Alias
10 3 (2.33%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.33%) Borland
10 3 (2.33%) Apple
10 3 (2.33%) CA
10 3 (2.33%) IBM
10 3 (2.33%) Intel
10 3 (2.33%) Sun
11 2 (1.55%) McAfee
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