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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 10.24% 42.86% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.49% 100.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
51 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 40.16% 42.86% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £500 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) UNIX
5 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (47.83%) JSP
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (43.48%) HTTPS
6 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
7 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
8 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) Nessus
8 7 (30.43%) Nmap
8 7 (30.43%) Workflow

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) HTTPS
3 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
3 7 (30.43%) SSL
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Security Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (47.83%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) RMADS
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Workflow
3 7 (30.43%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-business
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
4 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) CCNP
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 3 (13.04%) CISSP
7 3 (13.04%) GCIA
7 3 (13.04%) GIAC
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 1 (4.35%) MCITP
9 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Nmap
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (30.43%) Nessus
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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