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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 421 381 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.28% 19.51% 21.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.47% 62.87% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 192 229
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 43
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £8.47 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £115.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
653 606 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.45% 31.03% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 320
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £8.68 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 73 £385 +28.33% 20
Hook +3 73 £362 +9.61% 1
Havant +2 38 £388 -8.82% 4
Basingstoke -2 32 £375 +36.36% 13
Winchester +4 31 £300 - 6
Portsmouth -2 18 £158 -48.36% 7
Farnborough -2 15 £300 -14.28% 18
Aldershot +14 11 £300 +160.86% 3
Tadley 0 3 £325 -24.41% 3
Gosport +18 2 £369 -1.40% 2
Eastleigh 0 2 £285 -5.00% 2
Fareham -1 2 £150 -58.33% 5
Andover -1 2 £425 +58.58% 2
Waterlooville - 2 £130 -
Romsey - 1 £175 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 402 (45.68%) Security Cleared
2 302 (34.32%) Microsoft
3 295 (33.52%) SC Cleared
4 287 (32.61%) Active Directory
5 268 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 261 (29.66%) VMware
7 232 (26.36%) Windows 7
8 214 (24.32%) Linux
9 163 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 139 (15.80%) SQL
11 137 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 131 (14.89%) HP
13 129 (14.66%) Migration
14 126 (14.32%) PowerShell
15 120 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 120 (13.64%) Configuration Management
16 119 (13.52%) ITIL
17 116 (13.18%) Oracle
18 115 (13.07%) UNIX
19 105 (11.93%) MS Exchange
20 103 (11.70%) MS Excel
21 95 (10.80%) MS Office
22 94 (10.68%) DV Cleared
23 93 (10.57%) Citrix
24 88 (10.00%) SQL Server
25 87 (9.89%) Windows XP
26 86 (9.77%) Firewall
27 85 (9.66%) SCCM
28 83 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
29 78 (8.86%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 105 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 66 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (2.61%) IIS
5 23 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.25%) Lync
9 10 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.14%) JBoss
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.80%) Apache
12 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.34%) CMS
14 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 103 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 95 (10.80%) MS Office
3 21 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.48%) PaintShop Pro
5 12 (1.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) assyst
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.50%) Heroku
4 12 (1.36%) Office 365
5 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.80%) SaaS
7 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 86 (9.77%) Firewall
2 76 (8.64%) SAN
3 48 (5.45%) DNS
4 44 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 36 (4.09%) WAN
6 34 (3.86%) LAN
7 32 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
8 25 (2.84%) DHCP
8 25 (2.84%) FCoE
9 23 (2.61%) iSCSI
10 18 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (1.82%) Internet
11 16 (1.82%) SSL
12 15 (1.70%) SMTP
13 14 (1.59%) NAS
13 14 (1.59%) Wireless
14 13 (1.48%) LDAP
15 10 (1.14%) Network Security
16 9 (1.02%) HTTP
17 8 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.57%) Oracle Database
3 30 (3.41%) MySQL
4 23 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.57%) MS Access
13 5 (0.57%) DB2
14 4 (0.45%) EDMS
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 62 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 51 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 45 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.50%) MSI
4 22 (2.50%) StarTeam
5 16 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 16 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.59%) Subversion
6 14 (1.59%) ClearCase
7 13 (1.48%) CruiseControl
8 11 (1.25%) NUnit
9 10 (1.14%) GoogleTest
9 10 (1.14%) CppUnit
10 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.80%) Ant
11 7 (0.80%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.45%) JIRA
13 4 (0.45%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (4.09%) Finance
2 16 (1.82%) Military
3 15 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 8 (0.91%) Retail
5 5 (0.57%) Marketing
6 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.23%) Electronics
8 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.11%) Banking
9 1 (0.11%) Automotive
9 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (11.59%) Developer
2 84 (9.55%) Analyst
3 73 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (8.18%) Wintel Engineer
5 57 (6.48%) Architect
6 52 (5.91%) Support Engineer
7 37 (4.20%) Consultant
8 31 (3.52%) Desktop Engineer
9 30 (3.41%) Desktop Support
10 28 (3.18%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (2.73%) Administrator
12 23 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (2.39%) Infrastructure Architect
14 20 (2.27%) Software Engineer
14 20 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
15 19 (2.16%) Author
16 18 (2.05%) Systems Administrator
16 18 (2.05%) Systems Engineer
17 17 (1.93%) .NET Developer
17 17 (1.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.68%) XML
2 48 (5.45%) HTML
2 48 (5.45%) .NET
3 26 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 22 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.27%) Web Services
6 15 (1.70%) .NET Framework
7 13 (1.48%) J2EE
8 12 (1.36%) Application Packaging
9 11 (1.25%) Middleware
10 10 (1.14%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.14%) SOAP
11 9 (1.02%) EJB
11 9 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.91%) jQuery
13 7 (0.80%) CSS
13 7 (0.80%) Ajax
13 7 (0.80%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.57%) Classic ASP
14 5 (0.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.77%) Clustering
3 34 (3.86%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.75%) Client/Server
5 30 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.36%) PKI
7 12 (1.36%) HACMP
8 11 (1.25%) Device Driver
8 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.02%) Open Source
10 8 (0.91%) Replication
11 6 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.68%) EPoS
11 6 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.45%) AS400
12 4 (0.45%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 268 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 232 (26.36%) Windows 7
3 214 (24.32%) Linux
4 163 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 120 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (13.07%) UNIX
7 87 (9.89%) Windows XP
8 62 (7.05%) AIX
9 53 (6.02%) Solaris
10 33 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 33 (3.75%) Windows 8
11 25 (2.84%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.36%) VMS
14 10 (1.14%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.02%) HPUX
16 8 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.91%) NetWare
17 4 (0.45%) CentOS
18 3 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (14.66%) Migration
2 120 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 119 (13.52%) ITIL
4 78 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (4.89%) OO
7 35 (3.98%) Scrum
7 35 (3.98%) High Availability
8 32 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 30 (3.41%) Project Management
10 28 (3.18%) DevOps
10 28 (3.18%) UML
10 28 (3.18%) Change Management
10 28 (3.18%) Software Testing
11 26 (2.95%) Incident Management
12 25 (2.84%) Time Management
13 23 (2.61%) Integration Testing
14 22 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (2.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 139 (15.80%) SQL
2 126 (14.32%) PowerShell
3 64 (7.27%) Python
4 60 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 54 (6.14%) VBScript
6 53 (6.02%) Java
6 53 (6.02%) Perl
7 43 (4.89%) Ruby
8 42 (4.77%) C#
8 42 (4.77%) C++
9 41 (4.66%) JavaScript
10 40 (4.55%) C
11 25 (2.84%) VB
12 17 (1.93%) Go
13 12 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.36%) VBA
14 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.25%) Korn
15 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 402 (45.68%) Security Cleared
2 295 (33.52%) SC Cleared
3 94 (10.68%) DV Cleared
4 83 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (4.32%) MCSA
6 35 (3.98%) MCITP
7 34 (3.86%) Degree
7 34 (3.86%) MCSE
8 21 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.05%) CCNA
10 15 (1.70%) ISEB
11 14 (1.59%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.59%) MCP
12 10 (1.14%) CISSP
13 9 (1.02%) CCNP
13 9 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.57%) GCIA
15 5 (0.57%) GCIH
16 4 (0.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.61%) SLA
1 23 (2.61%) QA
2 11 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.45%) COBIT
4 4 (0.45%) COSO
5 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 287 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 137 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.91%) vSphere
3 52 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.75%) XenApp
5 31 (3.52%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.91%) GPFS
8 8 (0.91%) Samba
9 7 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.68%) KVM
10 6 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.57%) Firmware
11 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.34%) Snort
12 3 (0.34%) vCloud
12 3 (0.34%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 85 (9.66%) SCCM
2 60 (6.82%) Puppet
3 52 (5.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 28 (3.18%) Tivoli
5 18 (2.05%) Vagrant
6 16 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.70%) SCOM
8 13 (1.48%) Nagios
9 12 (1.36%) ARCserve
9 12 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.80%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.57%) Netcool
14 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.57%) vMotion
15 4 (0.45%) SAP Afaria
15 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 302 (34.32%) Microsoft
2 261 (29.66%) VMware
3 131 (14.89%) HP
4 116 (13.18%) Oracle
5 93 (10.57%) Citrix
6 61 (6.93%) Cisco
7 49 (5.57%) McAfee
8 43 (4.89%) IBM
9 39 (4.43%) Veritas
10 27 (3.07%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.61%) CA
12 22 (2.50%) Lumension
12 22 (2.50%) CheckPoint
12 22 (2.50%) Symantec
13 20 (2.27%) 3PAR
14 19 (2.16%) NetApp
15 16 (1.82%) Remedy
16 14 (1.59%) EMC
17 12 (1.36%) AppSense
18 11 (1.25%) Altiris
Andover, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £16 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Romsey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 26 days ago