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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 406 428 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.20% 20.65% 23.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.65% 63.41% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 225 226
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 49
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £8.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
628 675 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.69% 32.56% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 354 310
Average daily rate £375 £330 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 42 58
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +7 82 £363 +8.20% 20
Hook 0 54 £375 +15.11%
Basingstoke -2 43 £388 -8.82% 10
Havant 0 38 £418 +32.53% 3
Winchester -2 31 £319 -7.60% 7
Farnborough +2 21 £365 +14.50% 17
Portsmouth -5 11 £218 -30.12% 3
Aldershot +7 8 £375 +226.08% 3
Andover +4 5 £425 +58.58% 1
Eastleigh - 4 £285 - 4
Gosport +16 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Fareham -2 3 £150 -39.39% 7
Waterlooville - 2 £130 - 2
Romsey +1 1 £175 - 1
Alton - 1 £170 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 358 (42.32%) Security Cleared
2 278 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 265 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 260 (30.73%) SC Cleared
5 259 (30.61%) Active Directory
6 235 (27.78%) VMware
7 209 (24.70%) Windows 7
8 204 (24.11%) Linux
9 156 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 139 (16.43%) SQL
11 131 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 131 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 123 (14.54%) ITIL
13 121 (14.30%) Oracle
14 116 (13.71%) UNIX
15 114 (13.48%) Migration
16 113 (13.36%) PowerShell
17 112 (13.24%) MS Exchange
18 102 (12.06%) MS Excel
18 102 (12.06%) HP
18 102 (12.06%) SQL Server
19 100 (11.82%) MS Office
20 92 (10.87%) Configuration Management
21 87 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 82 (9.69%) Citrix
22 82 (9.69%) Firewall
23 81 (9.57%) Windows XP
24 80 (9.46%) SCCM
25 77 (9.10%) SAN
26 74 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 112 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.31%) IIS
5 24 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.65%) Lync
9 8 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.95%) Apache
10 7 (0.83%) JBoss
10 7 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.47%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.35%) CMS
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 100 (11.82%) MS Office
3 30 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.25%) MS Project
5 16 (1.89%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) assyst
6 1 (0.12%) Agresso
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.65%) Heroku
4 10 (1.18%) Office 365
4 10 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.83%) SaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (9.69%) Firewall
2 77 (9.10%) SAN
3 41 (4.85%) DNS
4 38 (4.49%) LAN
4 38 (4.49%) WAN
5 36 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
7 26 (3.07%) FCoE
8 24 (2.84%) iSCSI
9 23 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (2.36%) Wireless
10 20 (2.36%) DHCP
11 16 (1.89%) Internet
12 15 (1.77%) SMTP
12 15 (1.77%) NAS
13 13 (1.54%) Network Security
13 13 (1.54%) HTTP
14 12 (1.42%) SSL
15 11 (1.30%) VPN
16 10 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 31 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.84%) MySQL
5 22 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.83%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.71%) MS Access
14 6 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.59%) DB2
15 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 42 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 38 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.01%) Cucumber
5 16 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.77%) MSI
7 14 (1.65%) StarTeam
8 10 (1.18%) ClearCase
8 10 (1.18%) Subversion
9 8 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.95%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.71%) Wise Package Studio
10 6 (0.71%) NUnit
11 5 (0.59%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.59%) JIRA
11 5 (0.59%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.59%) CppUnit
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.47%) TestDirector
12 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (4.37%) Finance
2 16 (1.89%) Military
3 10 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.06%) Retail
5 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.47%) Back Office
7 4 (0.47%) Marketing
8 3 (0.35%) Banking
8 3 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.12%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (12.17%) Analyst
2 94 (11.11%) Developer
3 71 (8.39%) Architect
4 53 (6.26%) Support Engineer
5 52 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 52 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
6 46 (5.44%) Consultant
7 38 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 30 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 29 (3.43%) Administrator
10 26 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (2.60%) Project Manager
12 21 (2.48%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.36%) Author
13 20 (2.36%) Desktop Support
14 19 (2.25%) Support Analyst
14 19 (2.25%) .NET Developer
15 18 (2.13%) Server Engineer
15 18 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
15 18 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.62%) .NET
2 43 (5.08%) HTML
3 41 (4.85%) XML
4 27 (3.19%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.36%) Web Services
6 18 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (1.65%) .NET Framework
8 13 (1.54%) Application Packaging
9 12 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (1.42%) J2EE
10 11 (1.30%) SOAP
10 11 (1.30%) Middleware
11 10 (1.18%) jQuery
12 9 (1.06%) Ajax
12 9 (1.06%) EJB
12 9 (1.06%) CSS
13 8 (0.95%) Software Packaging
14 7 (0.83%) WCF
15 5 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 41 (4.85%) Clustering
4 36 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.02%) Blackberry
6 29 (3.43%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.54%) PKI
9 10 (1.18%) Replication
9 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.06%) HACMP
10 9 (1.06%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.95%) EPoS
11 8 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.71%) AS400
12 6 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 265 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 209 (24.70%) Windows 7
3 204 (24.11%) Linux
4 156 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 131 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (13.71%) UNIX
7 81 (9.57%) Windows XP
8 64 (7.57%) AIX
9 60 (7.09%) Solaris
10 25 (2.96%) Windows Vista
10 25 (2.96%) Windows 8
11 24 (2.84%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.42%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.30%) HPUX
14 8 (0.95%) NetWare
15 6 (0.71%) VMS
15 6 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.54%) ITIL
2 114 (13.48%) Migration
3 92 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 72 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (4.85%) OO
5 41 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (4.37%) Change Management
7 35 (4.14%) Scrum
8 34 (4.02%) Project Management
9 33 (3.90%) Software Engineering
10 31 (3.66%) Software Testing
11 30 (3.55%) Incident Management
12 28 (3.31%) DevOps
13 27 (3.19%) Time Management
13 27 (3.19%) SDLC
14 26 (3.07%) Information Security
15 25 (2.96%) UML
15 25 (2.96%) High Availability
16 24 (2.84%) Integration Testing
17 23 (2.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 139 (16.43%) SQL
2 113 (13.36%) PowerShell
3 57 (6.74%) Perl
4 54 (6.38%) Java
5 50 (5.91%) Shell Script
6 45 (5.32%) Python
7 44 (5.20%) VBScript
8 42 (4.96%) C#
8 42 (4.96%) C++
9 32 (3.78%) Ruby
10 31 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 31 (3.66%) C
11 21 (2.48%) VB
12 14 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.54%) Korn
14 12 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.18%) Go
15 10 (1.18%) VBA
16 9 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 358 (42.32%) Security Cleared
2 260 (30.73%) SC Cleared
3 87 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (8.39%) DV Cleared
5 47 (5.56%) MCSE
6 33 (3.90%) MCSA
7 32 (3.78%) Degree
8 28 (3.31%) MCITP
9 19 (2.25%) ISEB
10 14 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.65%) MCP
10 14 (1.65%) ISTQB
11 12 (1.42%) CCNA
11 12 (1.42%) CISSP
12 11 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (1.06%) CCNP
14 7 (0.83%) VCP4
15 6 (0.71%) PMP
15 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.96%) SLA
2 24 (2.84%) QA
3 12 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) COSO
4 4 (0.47%) COBIT
5 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 259 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 131 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.74%) vSphere
4 44 (5.20%) XenApp
5 40 (4.73%) VMware ESX
6 39 (4.61%) Hyper-V
7 13 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.95%) Samba
10 8 (0.95%) GPFS
11 6 (0.71%) KVM
12 5 (0.59%) XenServer
12 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.35%) vCloud
13 3 (0.35%) Snort
13 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.35%) Firmware
13 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (9.46%) SCCM
2 50 (5.91%) Puppet
3 43 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 22 (2.60%) SCOM
5 18 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 11 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (1.06%) Nagios
8 8 (0.95%) ARCserve
8 8 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.95%) vMotion
9 6 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.59%) Netcool
10 5 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.59%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 278 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 235 (27.78%) VMware
3 121 (14.30%) Oracle
4 102 (12.06%) HP
5 82 (9.69%) Citrix
6 49 (5.79%) Cisco
6 49 (5.79%) McAfee
7 48 (5.67%) IBM
8 41 (4.85%) Veritas
9 26 (3.07%) Symantec
10 22 (2.60%) Intel
11 21 (2.48%) 3PAR
12 20 (2.36%) Lumension
13 19 (2.25%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.13%) Remedy
15 17 (2.01%) CA
16 14 (1.65%) AppSense
17 12 (1.42%) Altiris
18 10 (1.18%) ArcSight
18 10 (1.18%) EMC
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.3 - £13.6 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
University of Winchester
Rate: £24,775 to £30,434 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Energon Global
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £12.50 - £12.59 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £25 - £27.50 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago