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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 31 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 3.70% 25.00% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 57.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £475 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 31.85% 43.75% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £399 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £443 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 1 August 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 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (88.00%) HP
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (84.00%) JSP
3 21 (84.00%) UNIX
3 21 (84.00%) Windows 2000
3 21 (84.00%) Windows XP
3 21 (84.00%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (80.00%) HTTPS
5 19 (76.00%) Oracle
5 19 (76.00%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (76.00%) Software Testing
5 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
5 19 (76.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
7 17 (68.00%) Test Scripting
7 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
8 16 (64.00%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (48.00%) Workflow
9 12 (48.00%) Linux
9 12 (48.00%) SSL
10 11 (44.00%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (40.00%) Nessus
11 10 (40.00%) Nmap

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 20 (80.00%) HTTPS
2 12 (48.00%) SSL
3 10 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (32.00%) HTTP
4 8 (32.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
1 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
1 21 (84.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 21 (84.00%) UNIX
1 21 (84.00%) Windows 2000
1 21 (84.00%) Windows XP
1 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Testing
2 17 (68.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
3 16 (64.00%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (48.00%) Workflow
5 10 (40.00%) Validation
6 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Load Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (76.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Nmap
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (40.00%) Nessus
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM
5 2 (8.00%) WSUS
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) HP
2 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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