The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 15.38% 3.68% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 11.36% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£463 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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 Gosport region.

Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 63.46% 32.35% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 2
Average daily rate £450 £399 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Gosport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Gosport region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Gosport region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) HPUX
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (36.36%) Military
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Product Management
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (36.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HPUX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) HP