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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 16.10% 32.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.25% 83.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£428 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 43.22% 39.13% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate £480 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Gosport region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (97.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
8 10 (29.41%) JSP
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) HP
8 10 (29.41%) Citrix
8 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
11 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.59%) HTTPS
3 6 (17.65%) SSL
3 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
1 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 10 (29.41%) JSP
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) RMADS
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (26.47%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000
7 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
2 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Workflow
3 6 (17.65%) Validation
3 6 (17.65%) Fault Management
4 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) E-business
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (97.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (8.82%) MCITP
7 3 (8.82%) GCIA
7 3 (8.82%) GIAC
7 3 (8.82%) MCSE
7 3 (8.82%) CCNP
7 3 (8.82%) CCNA
7 3 (8.82%) CISSP
8 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (17.65%) Nessus
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) HP
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco