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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 447 347 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.13% 18.81% 16.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.12% 69.54% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 180 141
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
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
676 499 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.96% 27.05% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 276 253
Average daily rate £325 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 70
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Basingstoke +24 80 £380 +14.28% 16
Hook +2 68 £325 -1.15% 1
Southampton -8 44 £390 +18.18% 16
Portsmouth +1 34 £321 +7.08% 12
Winchester 0 18 £345 +7.81% 7
Farnborough -2 18 £313 -1.18% 8
Havant +2 17 £314 -21.56% 3
Gosport -18 11 - - 5
Fareham +1 7 £190 - 7
Andover +3 5 £285 - 1
Eastleigh 0 5 £165 +32.00% 1
Aldershot - - - - 2
Fordingbridge - - - -
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Alton - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 330 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 301 (37.02%) Security Cleared
3 233 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 233 (28.66%) Active Directory
4 224 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 196 (24.11%) SC Cleared
6 194 (23.86%) VMware
7 187 (23.00%) Windows 7
8 140 (17.22%) HP
8 140 (17.22%) MS Exchange
9 137 (16.85%) Windows XP
9 137 (16.85%) Linux
10 127 (15.62%) UNIX
11 122 (15.01%) Oracle
12 116 (14.27%) ITIL
13 107 (13.16%) MS Excel
14 104 (12.79%) TCP/IP
14 104 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 102 (12.55%) DV Cleared
16 101 (12.42%) MS Office
17 100 (12.30%) SQL
18 95 (11.69%) JavaScript
19 93 (11.44%) SQL Server
20 89 (10.95%) .NET
21 79 (9.72%) SAN
21 79 (9.72%) Migration
22 73 (8.98%) Citrix
23 72 (8.86%) DNS
23 72 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
24 70 (8.61%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 140 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 72 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.15%) IIS
5 41 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (4.18%) Apache
8 33 (4.06%) Lync
9 15 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.35%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.74%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.62%) Documentum
Applications
1 107 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 101 (12.42%) MS Office
3 9 (1.11%) MS Project
4 6 (0.74%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (0.62%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (3.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) assyst
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.72%) SaaS
2 13 (1.60%) Office 365
3 4 (0.49%) IaaS
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 79 (9.72%) SAN
3 72 (8.86%) DNS
4 55 (6.77%) Firewall
5 39 (4.80%) LAN
6 38 (4.67%) Internet
7 36 (4.43%) HTTPS
8 33 (4.06%) WAN
9 29 (3.57%) DHCP
10 26 (3.20%) SSL
11 23 (2.83%) X.400
12 22 (2.71%) HTTP
13 21 (2.58%) SMTP
13 21 (2.58%) X.500
14 16 (1.97%) Network Security
15 15 (1.85%) NAS
16 13 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (1.48%) Modbus
17 12 (1.48%) MQTT
17 12 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (3.08%) MySQL
4 25 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.86%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.74%) EDMS
10 6 (0.74%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.25%) Informix
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.46%) MSI
4 19 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (2.09%) LoadRunner
6 11 (1.35%) StarTeam
7 7 (0.86%) Subversion
8 5 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.62%) Selenium
9 4 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.49%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.49%) AppScan
9 4 (0.49%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.37%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.37%) NUnit
10 3 (0.37%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.37%) Hudson
General
1 41 (5.04%) Telecoms
1 41 (5.04%) Finance
2 19 (2.34%) Military
3 17 (2.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.74%) Back Office
4 6 (0.74%) Electronics
5 5 (0.62%) Legal
6 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.37%) Banking
6 3 (0.37%) Retail
7 2 (0.25%) Marketing
7 2 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.12%) Games
8 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (11.56%) Analyst
2 81 (9.96%) Developer
3 61 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 58 (7.13%) Administrator
5 48 (5.90%) Consultant
6 37 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 36 (4.43%) Test Analyst
7 36 (4.43%) Desktop Support
8 28 (3.44%) Tester
8 28 (3.44%) .NET Developer
9 26 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (2.95%) Project Manager
12 23 (2.83%) Software Engineer
13 22 (2.71%) Architect
14 21 (2.58%) 1st Line Support
15 20 (2.46%) Messaging Engineer
16 19 (2.34%) Designer
17 18 (2.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.95%) .NET
2 70 (8.61%) HTML
3 63 (7.75%) ASP.NET
4 42 (5.17%) XML
5 38 (4.67%) CSS
6 37 (4.55%) JSP
7 32 (3.94%) jQuery
8 25 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (2.71%) Web Services
10 16 (1.97%) Ajax
11 15 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.60%) Middleware
12 13 (1.60%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.48%) WebSockets
13 12 (1.48%) WCF
13 12 (1.48%) XSLT
14 11 (1.35%) SOAP
14 11 (1.35%) Application Packaging
15 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 7 (0.86%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 42 (5.17%) Clustering
3 21 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.34%) Open Source
5 17 (2.09%) PKI
6 14 (1.72%) Replication
7 13 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.23%) HACMP
8 10 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 8 (0.98%) SCORM
10 6 (0.74%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.62%) DTV
11 5 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.49%) EMV
12 4 (0.49%) iPhone
12 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.37%) iPad
13 3 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 233 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 224 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 187 (23.00%) Windows 7
4 137 (16.85%) Windows XP
4 137 (16.85%) Linux
5 127 (15.62%) UNIX
6 62 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (5.90%) Windows 2000
7 48 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (3.57%) AIX
9 25 (3.08%) Solaris
10 24 (2.95%) Windows Vista
11 23 (2.83%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.11%) Debian
13 8 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.86%) Android
14 7 (0.86%) HPUX
15 6 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.62%) NetWare
16 5 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (14.27%) ITIL
2 79 (9.72%) Migration
3 38 (4.67%) Configuration Management
4 37 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 36 (4.43%) Software Engineering
6 34 (4.18%) Software Testing
6 34 (4.18%) MVC
7 31 (3.81%) Service Delivery
8 22 (2.71%) Integration Testing
9 21 (2.58%) Time Management
9 21 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (2.58%) Project Management
9 21 (2.58%) Workflow
9 21 (2.58%) Security Management
10 19 (2.34%) Validation
10 19 (2.34%) Knowledge Management
11 18 (2.21%) Service Management
11 18 (2.21%) PRINCE2
11 18 (2.21%) Performance Testing
12 17 (2.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (12.30%) SQL
2 95 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 65 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 63 (7.75%) C#
5 51 (6.27%) Java
6 47 (5.78%) VBScript
7 41 (5.04%) Python
8 36 (4.43%) C
9 25 (3.08%) Perl
9 25 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.95%) PHP
11 23 (2.83%) C++
12 20 (2.46%) VB
13 18 (2.21%) Ruby
14 17 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.85%) Korn
16 14 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 301 (37.02%) Security Cleared
2 196 (24.11%) SC Cleared
3 102 (12.55%) DV Cleared
4 61 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (5.17%) MCSE
6 36 (4.43%) ISTQB
7 33 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (3.81%) Degree
9 26 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (2.71%) CCNA
11 20 (2.46%) CCNP
11 20 (2.46%) CISSP
12 14 (1.72%) MCP
13 12 (1.48%) MCITP
14 9 (1.11%) ISEB
14 9 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.86%) MCSA
16 6 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.62%) MCTS
18 4 (0.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.81%) SLA
2 20 (2.46%) QA
3 16 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.37%) BS7799
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
7 3 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 233 (28.66%) Active Directory
2 104 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.27%) vSphere
4 38 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 32 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (3.44%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.21%) XenApp
8 17 (2.09%) Snort
9 14 (1.72%) Nmap
10 8 (0.98%) XenServer
10 8 (0.98%) vCloud
10 8 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.62%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.62%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.62%) GPFS
13 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.49%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.49%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 59 (7.26%) SCCM
2 47 (5.78%) HP Quality Center
3 41 (5.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 22 (2.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (2.46%) SCOM
7 16 (1.97%) HP SIM
8 14 (1.72%) Nessus
9 13 (1.60%) WSUS
9 13 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 12 (1.48%) MOM
11 11 (1.35%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.23%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.23%) SAP Afaria
13 7 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.86%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 330 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 194 (23.86%) VMware
3 140 (17.22%) HP
4 122 (15.01%) Oracle
5 73 (8.98%) Citrix
6 64 (7.87%) Cisco
7 41 (5.04%) Red Hat
8 35 (4.31%) McAfee
9 28 (3.44%) IBM
9 28 (3.44%) Symantec
10 24 (2.95%) EMC
11 22 (2.71%) Sophos
12 19 (2.34%) Intel
13 17 (2.09%) 3PAR
13 17 (2.09%) Lumension
14 16 (1.97%) Altiris
15 15 (1.85%) Proofpoint
15 15 (1.85%) Juniper
15 15 (1.85%) CA
15 15 (1.85%) NetApp
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + benefit scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 8-10 Per Hour Will lead to a permanent opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £9 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £235 - £270 per day
Posted: 26 days ago