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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 365 438 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.64% 21.20% 18.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.76% 65.57% 69.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 240 182
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.28 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
591 668 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.94% 32.33% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 362 276
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +5 67 £360 +10.76% 15
Basingstoke -2 44 £335 -5.63% 8
Hook -1 39 £388 +18.08% 2
Winchester -3 36 £325 -5.79% 10
Portsmouth -2 27 £383 +22.40% 9
Farnborough +1 25 £388 +24.00% 10
Havant +2 13 £225 -28.00% 2
Gosport +4 12 £475 -7.76% 1
Andover -6 6 £481 +68.85% 3
Eastleigh -1 5 £280 +69.69% 2
Fareham -4 3 £306 +61.18% 7
Aldershot - 3 £438 - 1
Petersfield - 2 £120 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 296 (37.28%) Security Cleared
2 294 (37.03%) Microsoft
3 265 (33.38%) Active Directory
4 239 (30.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (28.59%) VMware
6 215 (27.08%) SC Cleared
7 174 (21.91%) Linux
8 172 (21.66%) Windows 7
9 142 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (17.38%) ITIL
11 137 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 135 (17.00%) Oracle
13 131 (16.50%) SQL Server
13 131 (16.50%) SQL
14 124 (15.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 119 (14.99%) MS Exchange
16 110 (13.85%) MS Office
17 102 (12.85%) PowerShell
18 98 (12.34%) MS Excel
19 90 (11.34%) Citrix
20 89 (11.21%) UNIX
21 82 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 78 (9.82%) SCCM
23 76 (9.57%) Firewall
24 74 (9.32%) Migration
25 72 (9.07%) Configuration Management
25 72 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
26 64 (8.06%) vSphere
26 64 (8.06%) HP
26 64 (8.06%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 119 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 72 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.91%) IIS
4 32 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (3.27%) Lync
5 26 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.01%) JBoss
9 7 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.88%) Apache
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.76%) CMS
11 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.50%) CICS
12 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.38%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 110 (13.85%) MS Office
2 98 (12.34%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.78%) MS Project
4 26 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.51%) PaintShop Pro
6 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Agresso
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.51%) Office 365
4 7 (0.88%) Heroku
5 4 (0.50%) SaaS
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.57%) Firewall
2 52 (6.55%) DNS
3 43 (5.42%) SAN
4 40 (5.04%) LAN
5 39 (4.91%) WAN
6 33 (4.16%) DHCP
6 33 (4.16%) TCP/IP
7 26 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (2.39%) Internet
9 18 (2.27%) Wireless
10 16 (2.02%) NetScaler
11 15 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (1.89%) VPN
12 14 (1.76%) FCoE
13 12 (1.51%) NAS
13 12 (1.51%) HTTP
14 10 (1.26%) SMTP
14 10 (1.26%) LDAP
14 10 (1.26%) Intranet
15 9 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (2.52%) MySQL
10 15 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.26%) DB2
14 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.01%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
16 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (4.79%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (2.39%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.76%) StarTeam
6 11 (1.39%) MSI
6 11 (1.39%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.76%) Subversion
8 6 (0.76%) Maven
9 5 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.50%) Yeoman
10 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.50%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.50%) Ant
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.50%) Selenium
11 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.38%) Hudson
11 3 (0.38%) ERwin
General
1 51 (6.42%) Finance
2 19 (2.39%) Military
3 13 (1.64%) Retail
3 13 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.63%) Back Office
5 5 (0.63%) Banking
5 5 (0.63%) Marketing
6 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.25%) Law
8 2 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (14.11%) Architect
2 107 (13.48%) Analyst
3 77 (9.70%) Developer
4 63 (7.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 59 (7.43%) Support Engineer
6 43 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (5.04%) Consultant
8 31 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 31 (3.90%) Administrator
8 31 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 30 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
11 25 (3.15%) Desktop Support
12 21 (2.64%) Support Analyst
13 20 (2.52%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 19 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
15 18 (2.27%) Test Analyst
16 17 (2.14%) Service Analyst
16 17 (2.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.68%) .NET
2 43 (5.42%) HTML
3 33 (4.16%) XML
4 27 (3.40%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.90%) Web Services
6 19 (2.39%) CSS
7 16 (2.02%) jQuery
8 15 (1.89%) Ajax
9 13 (1.64%) SOAP
10 12 (1.51%) HTML5
11 11 (1.39%) WCF
11 11 (1.39%) J2EE
12 10 (1.26%) Middleware
12 10 (1.26%) Application Packaging
13 9 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.13%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.13%) EJB
14 8 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (0.63%) Software Packaging
15 5 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.27%) Clustering
5 23 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 15 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.76%) Replication
7 14 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.64%) PMI
9 11 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.13%) PKI
10 9 (1.13%) EPoS
11 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.76%) iPhone
13 6 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 239 (30.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 174 (21.91%) Linux
3 172 (21.66%) Windows 7
4 142 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (15.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (11.21%) UNIX
7 64 (8.06%) Windows XP
8 48 (6.05%) Solaris
9 42 (5.29%) AIX
10 22 (2.77%) Windows 8
11 20 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.89%) Windows Vista
13 14 (1.76%) HPUX
14 10 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.01%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (17.38%) ITIL
2 74 (9.32%) Migration
3 72 (9.07%) Configuration Management
4 53 (6.68%) Project Management
5 48 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (5.54%) OO
7 40 (5.04%) Change Management
8 34 (4.28%) Scrum
9 32 (4.03%) Software Engineering
10 31 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
11 29 (3.65%) UML
11 29 (3.65%) DevOps
12 26 (3.27%) Infrastructure Management
13 25 (3.15%) PRINCE2
14 24 (3.02%) Incident Management
14 24 (3.02%) Office Automation
15 23 (2.90%) SDLC
16 22 (2.77%) Information Security
17 21 (2.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 131 (16.50%) SQL
2 102 (12.85%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.67%) Java
4 43 (5.42%) VBScript
5 42 (5.29%) Perl
6 40 (5.04%) C#
7 37 (4.66%) C++
7 37 (4.66%) JavaScript
8 26 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.90%) VB
10 22 (2.77%) Python
11 19 (2.39%) C
12 17 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.76%) Ruby
14 11 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.88%) Go
15 7 (0.88%) VBA
16 6 (0.76%) Korn
17 5 (0.63%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 296 (37.28%) Security Cleared
2 215 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 82 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (6.55%) MCSE
5 43 (5.42%) DV Cleared
6 41 (5.16%) Degree
7 25 (3.15%) MCSA
8 22 (2.77%) ISEB
9 20 (2.52%) MCITP
10 14 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.76%) PMP
10 14 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.64%) CCNA
11 13 (1.64%) CISSP
12 9 (1.13%) MCP
12 9 (1.13%) VCP4
13 7 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.16%) SLA
2 28 (3.53%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.50%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) COSO
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) WAI
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 265 (33.38%) Active Directory
2 137 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.06%) vSphere
4 52 (6.55%) XenApp
5 42 (5.29%) VMware ESX
6 28 (3.53%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.39%) XenServer
10 6 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.76%) KVM
11 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.25%) Snort
14 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.25%) Firmware
14 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.25%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 78 (9.82%) SCCM
2 37 (4.66%) Puppet
3 31 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 30 (3.78%) SCOM
5 18 (2.27%) Vagrant
6 15 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (1.39%) Tivoli
8 10 (1.26%) WSUS
8 10 (1.26%) vMotion
9 7 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.63%) Nagios
12 4 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.50%) WMI
12 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 294 (37.03%) Microsoft
2 227 (28.59%) VMware
3 135 (17.00%) Oracle
4 90 (11.34%) Citrix
5 64 (8.06%) HP
6 46 (5.79%) IBM
7 36 (4.53%) Intel
8 35 (4.41%) Cisco
9 30 (3.78%) Red Hat
10 28 (3.53%) McAfee
11 26 (3.27%) Symantec
12 21 (2.64%) 3PAR
13 19 (2.39%) Remedy
14 15 (1.89%) Veritas
15 13 (1.64%) OpenText
15 13 (1.64%) Lumension
15 13 (1.64%) Ventyx
16 12 (1.51%) SAP
17 11 (1.39%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.26%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: NEG
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Energon Global
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cosham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £140 - £160 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago