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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 16.28% 21.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 61.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£377 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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 Gosport region.

Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 41.86% 34.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £405 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 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 23 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) Citrix
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (34.78%) Fault Management
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (30.43%) HP
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) JSP
8 7 (30.43%) UNIX
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
10 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
10 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
11 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
11 4 (17.39%) SSL
11 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
1 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
1 8 (34.78%) Fault Management
2 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) MCITP
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
1 4 (17.39%) Nmap
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco