The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gosport region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 21.05% - 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £340 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 34.21% - 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £340 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 35 (97.22%) Security Cleared
2 34 (94.44%) SC Cleared
3 31 (86.11%) HP
4 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (83.33%) HTML
4 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 30 (83.33%) .NET
4 30 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 30 (83.33%) JSP
4 30 (83.33%) UNIX
4 30 (83.33%) Windows 2000
4 30 (83.33%) Windows XP
4 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (77.78%) ISTQB
6 27 (75.00%) Oracle
6 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
7 26 (72.22%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
8 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
8 21 (58.33%) Test Strategy
9 20 (55.56%) HTTPS
9 20 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
10 14 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (36.11%) SSL
11 13 (36.11%) Linux
11 13 (36.11%) Workflow
11 13 (36.11%) DV Cleared
12 12 (33.33%) Wireshark
12 12 (33.33%) Nessus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (55.56%) HTTPS
3 13 (36.11%) SSL
4 12 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
6 7 (19.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Test Analyst
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Applications Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) HTML
1 30 (83.33%) .NET
1 30 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 30 (83.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 30 (83.33%) UNIX
1 30 (83.33%) Windows 2000
1 30 (83.33%) Windows XP
1 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 21 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 20 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
4 13 (36.11%) Workflow
5 12 (33.33%) Validation
6 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Load Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Security Cleared
2 34 (94.44%) SC Cleared
3 28 (77.78%) ISTQB
4 13 (36.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (33.33%) Nessus
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) HP
2 27 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) VMware