The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 455 398 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.30% 19.29% 17.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.24% 62.58% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 197 174
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £433 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £115.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
731 636 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.62% 30.83% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 342 247
Average daily rate £350 £321 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 60
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +80.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Hampshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Hampshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +1 79 £375 +36.36% 24
Hook +3 72 £339 +1.20% 6
Basingstoke -1 42 £308 +36.66% 9
Winchester +5 37 £325 - 13
Havant +4 33 £350 -17.64% 8
Portsmouth -1 26 £275 -8.33% 6
Farnborough -2 19 £444 +26.71% 9
Aldershot +10 8 £160 +39.13%
Gosport +5 7 £377 +10.88% 1
Eastleigh -3 4 £230 -8.00% 3
Fareham -2 3 £233 - 7
Andover -4 2 £425 +58.58% 1
Bordon - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Ringwood - - - - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 416 (45.51%) Security Cleared
2 317 (34.68%) Microsoft
3 305 (33.37%) Active Directory
4 300 (32.82%) SC Cleared
5 286 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 262 (28.67%) VMware
7 258 (28.23%) Windows 7
8 206 (22.54%) Linux
9 180 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 162 (17.72%) Migration
11 149 (16.30%) SQL
12 147 (16.08%) HP
13 137 (14.99%) UNIX
14 136 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 127 (13.89%) ITIL
16 122 (13.35%) PowerShell
17 119 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
18 116 (12.69%) Oracle
19 115 (12.58%) Configuration Management
20 112 (12.25%) DV Cleared
21 106 (11.60%) MS Excel
22 101 (11.05%) MS Exchange
23 95 (10.39%) Citrix
24 90 (9.85%) Windows XP
24 90 (9.85%) Firewall
24 90 (9.85%) SCCM
25 88 (9.63%) MS Office
26 86 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
27 84 (9.19%) SQL Server
28 71 (7.77%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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
1 101 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 59 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (2.08%) IIS
7 18 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.42%) Lync
9 10 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.77%) JBoss
11 7 (0.77%) Apache
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 106 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 88 (9.63%) MS Office
3 17 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.42%) PaintShop Pro
5 10 (1.09%) MS Project
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) assyst
2 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.97%) Heroku
4 10 (1.09%) Office 365
4 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.77%) SaaS
6 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 90 (9.85%) Firewall
2 71 (7.77%) SAN
3 49 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 46 (5.03%) DNS
5 40 (4.38%) WAN
6 39 (4.27%) LAN
7 22 (2.41%) DHCP
7 22 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (2.08%) SSL
9 17 (1.86%) iSCSI
10 16 (1.75%) Internet
10 16 (1.75%) SMTP
11 15 (1.64%) NAS
11 15 (1.64%) FCoE
11 15 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (1.53%) Network Security
13 13 (1.42%) Wireless
13 13 (1.42%) VoIP
13 13 (1.42%) LDAP
14 11 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 27 (2.95%) MySQL
4 23 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.55%) MS Access
12 5 (0.55%) Ingres
12 5 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.44%) EDMS
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 40 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (3.72%) MSI
4 33 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.06%) StarTeam
6 19 (2.08%) ClearCase
6 19 (2.08%) Subversion
7 18 (1.97%) CruiseControl
8 17 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.64%) NUnit
9 15 (1.64%) CppUnit
9 15 (1.64%) GoogleTest
10 9 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.98%) Ant
11 8 (0.88%) ClearQuest
11 8 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.44%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 42 (4.60%) Finance
2 18 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.75%) Military
4 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.44%) Legal
5 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.44%) Retail
5 4 (0.44%) Marketing
6 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.22%) Back Office
7 2 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.11%) Advertising
8 1 (0.11%) Publishing
8 1 (0.11%) French Language
8 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 90 (9.85%) Developer
2 85 (9.30%) Analyst
3 69 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 68 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (6.24%) Support Engineer
6 46 (5.03%) Architect
7 42 (4.60%) Consultant
8 32 (3.50%) Desktop Support
9 28 (3.06%) 1st Line Support
9 28 (3.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 27 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (2.63%) Administrator
12 20 (2.19%) Systems Engineer
12 20 (2.19%) Integration Engineer
13 19 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (2.08%) Author
13 19 (2.08%) Build Engineer
14 18 (1.97%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (1.75%) Software Engineer
15 16 (1.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.02%) .NET
2 52 (5.69%) HTML
3 46 (5.03%) XML
4 24 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 22 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (1.97%) Web Services
7 13 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.31%) Application Packaging
9 11 (1.20%) Middleware
9 11 (1.20%) J2EE
10 10 (1.09%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.88%) CSS
11 8 (0.88%) jQuery
12 7 (0.77%) JSP
12 7 (0.77%) SOAP
13 6 (0.66%) EJB
13 6 (0.66%) Ajax
14 5 (0.55%) WebSockets
14 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.60%) Clustering
3 38 (4.16%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.50%) Client/Server
5 29 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.42%) PKI
8 12 (1.31%) Replication
8 12 (1.31%) HACMP
9 9 (0.98%) Open Source
10 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.88%) Device Driver
11 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.55%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.55%) Derivative
13 4 (0.44%) e-Health
13 4 (0.44%) NHS
14 3 (0.33%) MPEG
14 3 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 286 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 258 (28.23%) Windows 7
3 206 (22.54%) Linux
4 180 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 137 (14.99%) UNIX
6 119 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 90 (9.85%) Windows XP
8 52 (5.69%) AIX
9 42 (4.60%) Solaris
10 38 (4.16%) Windows Vista
11 35 (3.83%) Windows 8
12 28 (3.06%) Mac OS X
13 23 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.64%) VMS
15 10 (1.09%) HPUX
15 10 (1.09%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.88%) NetWare
18 7 (0.77%) CentOS
19 4 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.72%) Migration
2 127 (13.89%) ITIL
3 115 (12.58%) Configuration Management
4 65 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (3.94%) High Availability
7 34 (3.72%) OO
8 29 (3.17%) Software Engineering
9 28 (3.06%) Project Management
9 28 (3.06%) Time Management
10 27 (2.95%) UML
11 25 (2.74%) Change Management
11 25 (2.74%) Integration Testing
12 24 (2.63%) Data Migration
12 24 (2.63%) Incident Management
13 23 (2.52%) Software Testing
13 23 (2.52%) Scrum
13 23 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (2.30%) Unit Testing
14 21 (2.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 149 (16.30%) SQL
2 122 (13.35%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.78%) Python
4 56 (6.13%) Shell Script
5 53 (5.80%) Java
6 50 (5.47%) VBScript
7 46 (5.03%) C
8 45 (4.92%) C++
9 44 (4.81%) JavaScript
10 41 (4.49%) C#
11 40 (4.38%) Perl
12 38 (4.16%) Ruby
13 25 (2.74%) VB
14 15 (1.64%) Korn
15 13 (1.42%) Golang
16 11 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.20%) VBA
17 10 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 416 (45.51%) Security Cleared
2 300 (32.82%) SC Cleared
3 112 (12.25%) DV Cleared
4 86 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (4.38%) MCSA
6 36 (3.94%) MCITP
7 34 (3.72%) Degree
8 33 (3.61%) MCSE
9 24 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (2.30%) CCNA
11 17 (1.86%) ISTQB
12 15 (1.64%) MCP
13 13 (1.42%) ISEB
14 10 (1.09%) CISSP
14 10 (1.09%) CCNP
15 9 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (0.55%) GCIA
18 5 (0.55%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.95%) SLA
2 16 (1.75%) QA
2 16 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.33%) COBIT
4 3 (0.33%) COSO
5 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 305 (33.37%) Active Directory
2 136 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.91%) vSphere
4 46 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.41%) XenApp
7 11 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.98%) Samba
10 8 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.88%) GPFS
11 7 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.55%) Firmware
12 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.33%) Snort
14 3 (0.33%) vCloud
14 3 (0.33%) OCFS2
14 3 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 90 (9.85%) SCCM
2 63 (6.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 43 (4.70%) Puppet
4 28 (3.06%) Tivoli
5 20 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (1.42%) ARCserve
7 11 (1.20%) Nagios
7 11 (1.20%) Vagrant
8 10 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.98%) SCOM
10 6 (0.66%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.66%) Nessus
10 6 (0.66%) Nmap
11 5 (0.55%) Netcool
12 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.44%) OpenView
12 4 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 317 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 262 (28.67%) VMware
3 147 (16.08%) HP
4 116 (12.69%) Oracle
5 95 (10.39%) Citrix
6 63 (6.89%) Cisco
7 52 (5.69%) McAfee
8 38 (4.16%) IBM
9 35 (3.83%) Red Hat
10 31 (3.39%) Veritas
11 29 (3.17%) Lumension
12 24 (2.63%) CA
13 21 (2.30%) NetApp
13 21 (2.30%) 3PAR
14 19 (2.08%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.97%) EMC
16 17 (1.86%) Remedy
17 16 (1.75%) Symantec
18 15 (1.64%) Altiris
19 12 (1.31%) Apple
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £160 - £180 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago