The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 318 400 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.01% 19.11% 20.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.46% 63.59% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 220 220
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 31
Median hourly rate £47.83 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.58% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £12.35 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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
618 629 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.12% 30.05% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 365 347
Median daily rate £398 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 41
Median hourly rate £47.83 £16.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.27% -3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 50 £300 -22.58% 17
Southampton -1 37 £400 +10.34% 22
Portsmouth +4 34 £413 +89.65% 9
Hook -3 33 £341 -11.55% 1
Winchester -5 20 £218 -33.00% 7
Gosport -1 17 £487 +8.22%
Farnborough -2 12 £375 +2.73% 14
Havant -3 12 £400 -2.43% 8
Andover -7 11 £363 -14.70% 2
Fareham -1 8 £338 +125.00% 13
Eastleigh -8 1 £110 -61.40%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 281 (44.75%) Security Cleared
2 261 (41.56%) Active Directory
3 223 (35.51%) Microsoft
4 211 (33.60%) SC Cleared
5 201 (32.01%) VMware
6 196 (31.21%) Windows Server
7 187 (29.78%) Linux
8 180 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 160 (25.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (21.97%) SQL
11 120 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 119 (18.95%) Oracle
13 111 (17.68%) PowerShell
14 110 (17.52%) Unix
15 107 (17.04%) ITIL
16 104 (16.56%) SQL Server
17 101 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
18 95 (15.13%) MS Excel
19 84 (13.38%) Migration
20 81 (12.90%) Windows 7
21 72 (11.46%) SCCM
22 71 (11.31%) Citrix
23 66 (10.51%) Cisco
24 65 (10.35%) AIX
24 65 (10.35%) Data Centre
25 63 (10.03%) DNS
26 61 (9.71%) SAN
27 60 (9.55%) Firewall
27 60 (9.55%) MS Office
28 57 (9.08%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 40 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 25 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.82%) IIS
7 16 (2.55%) JBoss
8 12 (1.91%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.59%) Apache
9 10 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.80%) CMS
12 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.32%) SAS
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 95 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.55%) MS Office
3 20 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.91%) PaintShop Pro
5 11 (1.75%) MS Project
6 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.64%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.32%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.62%) Office 365
2 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.59%) SaaS
3 9 (1.43%) IaaS
4 8 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.03%) DNS
2 61 (9.71%) SAN
3 60 (9.55%) Firewall
4 40 (6.37%) DHCP
5 35 (5.57%) LAN
5 35 (5.57%) WAN
6 26 (4.14%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.71%) VPN
8 16 (2.55%) MPLS
9 15 (2.39%) SSL
10 14 (2.23%) LDAP
11 13 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (2.07%) Internet
11 13 (2.07%) VoIP
12 12 (1.91%) IPsec
12 12 (1.91%) iSCSI
12 12 (1.91%) OSPF
13 11 (1.75%) BGP
13 11 (1.75%) tcpdump
14 10 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.14%) DB2
5 22 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.07%) MySQL
10 12 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
18 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.39%) TortoiseSVN
4 15 (2.39%) Vagrant
5 13 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.59%) Selenium
7 9 (1.43%) Artifactory
7 9 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (1.43%) Gradle
7 9 (1.43%) Maven
7 9 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.43%) StarTeam
8 8 (1.27%) MSI
8 8 (1.27%) Subversion
9 7 (1.11%) JIRA
10 6 (0.96%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 30 (4.78%) Finance
2 27 (4.30%) Military
3 14 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.75%) Retail
5 7 (1.11%) Banking
6 6 (0.96%) Back Office
7 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.80%) Publishing
8 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.32%) Avionics
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (11.62%) Analyst
2 66 (10.51%) Developer
3 63 (10.03%) Architect
4 40 (6.37%) Support Engineer
5 37 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (5.73%) Wintel Engineer
7 32 (5.10%) Consultant
8 31 (4.94%) Integration Engineer
9 27 (4.30%) Administrator
10 24 (3.82%) Network Engineer
11 23 (3.66%) Support Analyst
11 23 (3.66%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.50%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 21 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (2.87%) Windows Engineer
15 17 (2.71%) Service Analyst
16 16 (2.55%) DBA
16 16 (2.55%) Desktop Support
16 16 (2.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.76%) .NET
2 38 (6.05%) Web Services
3 19 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.55%) Middleware
4 16 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (2.39%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.23%) CSS
7 13 (2.07%) HTML
8 12 (1.91%) Ajax
8 12 (1.91%) jQuery
9 11 (1.75%) Entity Framework
10 10 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.43%) Breeze.js
11 9 (1.43%) Durandal
11 9 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (1.43%) React
11 9 (1.43%) SAML
11 9 (1.43%) WPF
11 9 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.35%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.78%) Clustering
3 23 (3.66%) PKI
4 22 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.91%) LPAR
6 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.43%) Replication
8 8 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.27%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.11%) HP Storage
9 7 (1.11%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.80%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 196 (31.21%) Windows Server
2 187 (29.78%) Linux
3 180 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 160 (25.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 110 (17.52%) Unix
6 101 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 65 (10.35%) AIX
9 48 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (6.85%) Windows 10
11 23 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 21 (3.34%) Windows 8
13 18 (2.87%) Solaris
14 17 (2.71%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (1.75%) Windows Vista
17 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
18 8 (1.27%) HPUX
19 5 (0.80%) Android
19 5 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.04%) ITIL
2 84 (13.38%) Migration
3 56 (8.92%) Configuration Management
4 35 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (5.25%) Service Management
6 30 (4.78%) DevOps
7 28 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (4.46%) Software Engineering
8 24 (3.82%) Information Security
9 21 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (3.34%) Project Management
9 21 (3.34%) SIEM
10 20 (3.18%) Change Management
10 20 (3.18%) SDLC
10 20 (3.18%) Software Testing
11 19 (3.03%) Integration Testing
11 19 (3.03%) Release Management
11 19 (3.03%) Unit Testing
12 18 (2.87%) Scrum
12 18 (2.87%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 138 (21.97%) SQL
2 111 (17.68%) PowerShell
3 45 (7.17%) Perl
3 45 (7.17%) VBScript
4 38 (6.05%) C#
5 34 (5.41%) VB
6 28 (4.46%) Java
6 28 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 27 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 24 (3.82%) C
9 23 (3.66%) Python
10 19 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.03%) C++
11 17 (2.71%) Ruby
12 14 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.43%) Korn
14 9 (1.43%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.27%) Tcl
16 5 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 281 (44.75%) Security Cleared
2 211 (33.60%) SC Cleared
3 53 (8.44%) DV Cleared
4 36 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (4.62%) Degree
6 22 (3.50%) MCSE
7 18 (2.87%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.43%) ISEB
9 9 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.43%) MCSA
10 8 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.11%) CISSP
12 6 (0.96%) CCNA
13 5 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.64%) MCITP
14 4 (0.64%) MCP
15 3 (0.48%) CCSE
15 3 (0.48%) HND
15 3 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.59%) JSP 440
1 10 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.80%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) GPG13
3 4 (0.64%) ISO27002
4 3 (0.48%) COBIT
4 3 (0.48%) COSO
4 3 (0.48%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.32%) RMADS
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 261 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 120 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (7.80%) vSphere
4 37 (5.89%) Hyper-V
5 30 (4.78%) XenApp
6 24 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (3.34%) VMware ESX
8 19 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.07%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.75%) XenServer
11 9 (1.43%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.80%) vCloud
14 4 (0.64%) GPFS
15 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.48%) NFS
15 3 (0.48%) Samba
15 3 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (11.46%) SCCM
2 26 (4.14%) Puppet
3 23 (3.66%) SCOM
4 21 (3.34%) Tivoli
5 16 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (2.39%) QRadar
7 12 (1.91%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.91%) WSUS
8 11 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (1.43%) Netcool
11 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 5 (0.80%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
14 4 (0.64%) ArcSight ESM
14 4 (0.64%) HP UCMDB
14 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 223 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 201 (32.01%) VMware
3 119 (18.95%) Oracle
4 71 (11.31%) Citrix
5 66 (10.51%) Cisco
6 57 (9.08%) Red Hat
7 51 (8.12%) HP
8 46 (7.32%) IBM
9 30 (4.78%) Intel Security
10 27 (4.30%) Symantec
11 23 (3.66%) Veritas
12 17 (2.71%) Juniper
13 15 (2.39%) F5
14 14 (2.23%) Remedy
15 11 (1.75%) EMC
16 9 (1.43%) Blue Coat
16 9 (1.43%) Borland
16 9 (1.43%) CheckPoint
16 9 (1.43%) Informatica
16 9 (1.43%) Splunk
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lewis Dunn
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant
Capita plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago