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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 332 441 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.36% 19.75% 20.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.94% 60.91% 62.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 213 206
Median daily rate £335 £358 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £230 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 35
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.82% -17.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.75 £8.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
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
573 724 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.52% 32.42% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 375 348
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 51
Median hourly rate £38.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.43% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.57 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 54 £306 -0.40% 18
Southampton +1 50 £325 -15.58% 19
Hook -1 45 £338 -1.67%
Winchester -4 31 £295 -1.66% 5
Farnborough +3 16 £375 -3.53% 6
Gosport 0 16 £449 +21.70%
Portsmouth -5 13 £345 +25.45% 5
Havant -7 9 £410 +9.33% 5
Fareham -1 3 £465 +210.00% 6
Eastleigh -4 1 £110 -52.17% 2
Aldershot -6 1 £160 - 1
Liphook - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £73 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 264 (41.97%) Active Directory
2 262 (41.65%) Security Cleared
3 223 (35.45%) Microsoft
4 205 (32.59%) VMware
5 203 (32.27%) SC Cleared
6 187 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 185 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 179 (28.46%) Linux
9 161 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 128 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 123 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 120 (19.08%) Oracle
13 115 (18.28%) SQL
14 103 (16.38%) SQL Server
15 101 (16.06%) PowerShell
16 98 (15.58%) Unix
17 94 (14.94%) Citrix
17 94 (14.94%) Windows 7
18 90 (14.31%) MS Excel
19 89 (14.15%) ITIL
20 78 (12.40%) Migration
21 72 (11.45%) MS Office
22 70 (11.13%) SCCM
23 66 (10.49%) MS Exchange
24 61 (9.70%) AIX
25 56 (8.90%) Cisco
25 56 (8.90%) Red Hat
26 54 (8.59%) Firewall
27 53 (8.43%) DNS
27 53 (8.43%) Data Centre

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 66 (10.49%) MS Exchange
2 44 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.29%) IIS
5 26 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.34%) WebLogic
8 19 (3.02%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.23%) JBoss
10 10 (1.59%) Apache
11 9 (1.43%) CMS
12 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
17 2 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 90 (14.31%) MS Excel
2 72 (11.45%) MS Office
3 33 (5.25%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.50%) PaintShop Pro
5 12 (1.91%) MS Project
6 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.64%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.09%) Office 365
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.27%) SaaS
3 4 (0.64%) IaaS
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.59%) Firewall
2 53 (8.43%) DNS
3 49 (7.79%) SAN
4 37 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 36 (5.72%) WAN
6 34 (5.41%) LAN
7 33 (5.25%) DHCP
8 26 (4.13%) SSL
9 24 (3.82%) VPN
10 17 (2.70%) HTTP
11 16 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (2.54%) NetScaler
11 16 (2.54%) Network Security
12 14 (2.23%) FTP
12 14 (2.23%) SMTP
12 14 (2.23%) SSH
13 13 (2.07%) IPsec
14 12 (1.91%) Internet
15 10 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.25%) Oracle Database
2 33 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.29%) DB2
4 19 (3.02%) MySQL
5 18 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.32%) HDInsight
15 2 (0.32%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.43%) MSI
5 9 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.27%) StarTeam
6 8 (1.27%) Subversion
6 8 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (0.95%) Artifactory
7 6 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.95%) Gradle
7 6 (0.95%) Maven
8 5 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.79%) JIRA
8 5 (0.79%) Selenium
8 5 (0.79%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.48%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (4.93%) Finance
2 22 (3.50%) Military
3 17 (2.70%) Retail
3 17 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.11%) Banking
5 5 (0.79%) Publishing
6 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.32%) Avionics
7 2 (0.32%) Back Office
7 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (12.56%) Analyst
2 63 (10.02%) Developer
3 55 (8.74%) Support Engineer
4 45 (7.15%) Architect
5 44 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 32 (5.09%) Consultant
8 27 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 24 (3.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (3.34%) Administrator
10 21 (3.34%) Author
10 21 (3.34%) Desktop Support
11 20 (3.18%) Integration Engineer
11 20 (3.18%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.02%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (2.86%) Service Analyst
13 18 (2.86%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.95%) .NET
2 41 (6.52%) Web Services
3 18 (2.86%) CSS
4 17 (2.70%) HTML
5 13 (2.07%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.07%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.07%) jQuery
5 13 (2.07%) Middleware
5 13 (2.07%) SOAP
6 12 (1.91%) Ajax
7 10 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (1.43%) XML
9 8 (1.27%) Entity Framework
9 8 (1.27%) J2EE
9 8 (1.27%) WinForms
9 8 (1.27%) WPF
10 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.95%) Breeze.js
11 6 (0.95%) Durandal
11 6 (0.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.61%) Clustering
2 29 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.82%) PKI
4 16 (2.54%) Driving Licence
5 9 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.95%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.79%) DataPower
9 5 (0.79%) HACMP
9 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.79%) User Experience
9 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 187 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 185 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 179 (28.46%) Linux
4 161 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 123 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (15.58%) Unix
7 94 (14.94%) Windows 7
8 61 (9.70%) AIX
9 44 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (5.88%) Windows XP
11 27 (4.29%) Windows 10
12 24 (3.82%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.70%) Solaris
14 13 (2.07%) HPUX
15 11 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.75%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.59%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.43%) SUSE
18 4 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (14.15%) ITIL
2 78 (12.40%) Migration
3 52 (8.27%) Configuration Management
4 38 (6.04%) Change Management
5 33 (5.25%) SIEM
6 30 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (4.77%) SDLC
6 30 (4.77%) Software Engineering
7 28 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (4.13%) Project Management
9 23 (3.66%) Service Management
10 22 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (3.34%) Information Security
11 21 (3.34%) Infrastructure Management
12 19 (3.02%) DevOps
12 19 (3.02%) Scrum
12 19 (3.02%) Software Deployment
12 19 (3.02%) Unit Testing
13 18 (2.86%) Software Testing
13 18 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 115 (18.28%) SQL
2 101 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 42 (6.68%) VBScript
4 33 (5.25%) C#
5 32 (5.09%) Perl
6 31 (4.93%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.13%) Java
8 25 (3.97%) C
9 23 (3.66%) C++
9 23 (3.66%) VB
10 18 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.54%) Python
12 13 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.91%) Ruby
13 12 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.43%) PHP
15 9 (1.43%) Tcl
16 6 (0.95%) Jython
17 5 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 262 (41.65%) Security Cleared
2 203 (32.27%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.84%) DV Cleared
4 36 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.45%) Degree
6 27 (4.29%) MCSE
7 15 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 13 (2.07%) CISSP
9 10 (1.59%) ISEB
9 10 (1.59%) MCSA
10 8 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.27%) MCP
11 7 (1.11%) CCNA
12 6 (0.95%) GCIH
13 5 (0.79%) CCSE
13 5 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.79%) CLAS
13 5 (0.79%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.11%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.64%) COBIT
4 4 (0.64%) COSO
4 4 (0.64%) ISO27002
4 4 (0.64%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.32%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 264 (41.97%) Active Directory
2 128 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (7.47%) vSphere
4 43 (6.84%) Hyper-V
5 37 (5.88%) XenApp
6 25 (3.97%) XenServer
7 19 (3.02%) VMware ESX
7 19 (3.02%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.91%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.79%) vCloud
11 4 (0.64%) GPFS
11 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.32%) Firmware
13 2 (0.32%) Samba
14 1 (0.16%) Docker
14 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.16%) NFS
14 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 70 (11.13%) SCCM
2 21 (3.34%) SCOM
3 18 (2.86%) QRadar
4 15 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (2.38%) Puppet
4 15 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.75%) vRealize
6 10 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (1.59%) SCVMM
7 9 (1.43%) Netcool
7 9 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.27%) WSUS
9 7 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
10 6 (0.95%) RSA Security Analytics
11 4 (0.64%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 223 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 205 (32.59%) VMware
3 120 (19.08%) Oracle
4 94 (14.94%) Citrix
5 56 (8.90%) Cisco
5 56 (8.90%) Red Hat
6 48 (7.63%) HP
7 34 (5.41%) IBM
8 24 (3.82%) Intel Security
9 20 (3.18%) Veritas
10 15 (2.38%) Symantec
11 12 (1.91%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.75%) EMC
12 11 (1.75%) Juniper
12 11 (1.75%) Remedy
13 10 (1.59%) Lumension
14 9 (1.43%) SAP
15 8 (1.27%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.11%) Dell
16 7 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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