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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 73 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.96% 34.76% 23.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.52% 82.02% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 28
Average daily rate
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£389 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
54 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.21% 42.38% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 39
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) ITIL
4 21 (26.25%) VMware
5 20 (25.00%) Linux
6 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
6 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (21.25%) Solaris
7 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
8 16 (20.00%) Change Management
9 15 (18.75%) IBM
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle
9 15 (18.75%) Information Security
10 14 (17.50%) MS Office
10 14 (17.50%) Security Management
10 14 (17.50%) Finance
11 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (16.25%) UNIX
11 13 (16.25%) AIX
11 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
12 11 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.50%) MS Project
13 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.50%) SQL
13 10 (12.50%) Management Information System

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.50%) MS Office
3 10 (12.50%) MS Project
4 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (11.25%) Firewall
3 7 (8.75%) LDAP
4 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.50%) VPN
4 6 (7.50%) DNS
5 5 (6.25%) Wireless
6 4 (5.00%) SSH
6 4 (5.00%) SSL
6 4 (5.00%) HTTP
7 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.50%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (2.50%) WAN
8 2 (2.50%) DHCP
9 1 (1.25%) DMZ
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) MS Access
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) DB2
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) CruiseControl
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
2 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.50%) Bazaar
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.50%) Ant
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.25%) NuGet
4 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 9 (11.25%) Consultant
3 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) XHTML
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.50%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.50%) SAML
4 2 (2.50%) OAuth
4 2 (2.50%) XACML
4 2 (2.50%) OpenID
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) CSS3
5 1 (1.25%) FBML
5 1 (1.25%) XSL
5 1 (1.25%) LAMP
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.50%) AS400
4 6 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (6.25%) PKI
6 3 (3.75%) iPhone
6 3 (3.75%) Clustering
7 2 (2.50%) SecurID
7 2 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) Life Science
8 1 (1.25%) Cybernetics
8 1 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
3 17 (21.25%) Solaris
4 13 (16.25%) UNIX
4 13 (16.25%) AIX
4 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 16 (20.00%) Change Management
3 15 (18.75%) Information Security
4 14 (17.50%) Security Management
5 9 (11.25%) Cyber Security
6 8 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 7 (8.75%) Content Management
8 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.25%) Analytics
10 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.00%) SIEM
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.00%) Release Management
10 4 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) Perl
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) VBScript
5 4 (5.00%) VB
5 4 (5.00%) VBA
6 3 (3.75%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) C
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) PHP5
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) CISSP
3 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) ISEB
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) GCIA
5 4 (5.00%) GCIH
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.50%) VCP4
8 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.75%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) COSO
3 4 (5.00%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.50%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.50%) vMotion
4 2 (2.50%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 15 (18.75%) IBM
4 9 (11.25%) Remedy
5 7 (8.75%) CA
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (6.25%) McAfee
7 4 (5.00%) Proofpoint
8 2 (2.50%) Bomgar
8 2 (2.50%) Brocade
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 2 (2.50%) ForgeRock
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) CommVault
8 2 (2.50%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) Intel