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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 13.53% 35.48% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.51% 91.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
61 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 45.86% 38.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Average daily rate £470 £325 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) SC Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) UNIX
6 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) JSP
7 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) HP
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000
9 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
9 7 (22.58%) HTTPS
9 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) HTTPS
3 6 (19.35%) SSL
3 6 (19.35%) Wireshark
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
1 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
1 9 (29.03%) JSP
2 2 (6.45%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (32.26%) UNIX
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000
6 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
3 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
3 6 (19.35%) Workflow
3 6 (19.35%) Validation
3 6 (19.35%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) E-business
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
5 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.68%) GIAC
7 3 (9.68%) GCIA
7 3 (9.68%) MCSE
7 3 (9.68%) CCNP
7 3 (9.68%) CCNA
7 3 (9.68%) CISSP
8 2 (6.45%) MCITP
8 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (19.35%) Nessus
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (29.03%) HP
1 9 (29.03%) Citrix
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco