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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 492 314 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.53% 18.07% 13.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.07% 69.01% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 153 92
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 45
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £100.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
819 455 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.50% 26.18% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 228 158
Average daily rate £325 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 54
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £133.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hook +1 113 £340 +3.03% 2
Basingstoke -2 61 £325 -14.47% 10
Southampton -3 50 £350 +59.81% 22
Portsmouth +7 44 £325 +12.06% 8
Havant +5 32 £300 -23.80% 6
Farnborough -2 19 £300 -2.43% 8
Gosport -14 18 £375 +15.38%
Winchester +4 13 £280 +6.66% 9
Eastleigh +8 9 £290 +56.75% 3
Fareham -6 8 £195 -24.34% 12
Aldershot - 6 £500 - 3
Andover -9 3 - - 1
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Ringwood - - - - 1
Waterlooville - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 409 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 393 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 322 (35.35%) Active Directory
4 284 (31.17%) SC Cleared
5 275 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 265 (29.09%) VMware
7 264 (28.98%) Windows 7
8 225 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 153 (16.79%) HP
10 152 (16.68%) SQL
11 144 (15.81%) ITIL
12 139 (15.26%) MS Exchange
13 135 (14.82%) Migration
14 125 (13.72%) MS Excel
15 123 (13.50%) Linux
16 121 (13.28%) DV Cleared
16 121 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 114 (12.51%) Windows XP
18 109 (11.96%) Citrix
19 107 (11.75%) UNIX
20 106 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
21 104 (11.42%) Oracle
22 103 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
23 102 (11.20%) MS Office
24 100 (10.98%) PowerShell
25 99 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
26 88 (9.66%) SQL Server
27 82 (9.00%) TCP/IP
28 72 (7.90%) Firewall
29 70 (7.68%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 139 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 69 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 56 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (3.84%) IIS
5 33 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (3.29%) Lync
7 28 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.21%) Apache
11 9 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.55%) CMS
16 4 (0.44%) MS Project Server
16 4 (0.44%) JBoss
16 4 (0.44%) WordPress
16 4 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 125 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 102 (11.20%) MS Office
3 9 (0.99%) MS Project
3 9 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) assyst
3 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.43%) SaaS
2 10 (1.10%) Office 365
2 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.55%) Heroku
5 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 82 (9.00%) TCP/IP
2 72 (7.90%) Firewall
3 68 (7.46%) SAN
4 65 (7.14%) DNS
5 49 (5.38%) LAN
6 43 (4.72%) WAN
6 43 (4.72%) DHCP
7 39 (4.28%) SMTP
8 34 (3.73%) Internet
9 19 (2.09%) X.400
10 18 (1.98%) X.500
10 18 (1.98%) SSL
11 16 (1.76%) VoIP
12 15 (1.65%) HTTPS
12 15 (1.65%) IP Telephony
12 15 (1.65%) VLAN
12 15 (1.65%) Network Security
12 15 (1.65%) Modbus
12 15 (1.65%) MQTT
13 14 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (2.31%) MySQL
7 16 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.54%) EDRMS
9 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.77%) Ingres
9 7 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.55%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 38 (4.17%) MSI
2 27 (2.96%) StarTeam
3 24 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.20%) Subversion
5 15 (1.65%) NUnit
6 14 (1.54%) CruiseControl
6 14 (1.54%) ClearCase
6 14 (1.54%) GoogleTest
6 14 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.43%) CppUnit
8 9 (0.99%) Ant
9 8 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.77%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.77%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.44%) Moq
12 3 (0.33%) Wise Package Studio
12 3 (0.33%) Rational Rose
12 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 50 (5.49%) Finance
2 36 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 15 (1.65%) Military
5 9 (0.99%) Back Office
6 6 (0.66%) Legal
7 5 (0.55%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.44%) Electronics
8 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.33%) German Language
9 3 (0.33%) Marketing
9 3 (0.33%) Banking
9 3 (0.33%) Retail
10 2 (0.22%) French Language
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (12.51%) Analyst
2 67 (7.35%) Developer
3 55 (6.04%) Desktop Support
4 52 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 47 (5.16%) Administrator
5 47 (5.16%) Consultant
6 46 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
7 36 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
9 30 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
9 30 (3.29%) Desktop Engineer
10 28 (3.07%) Architect
11 24 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 24 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
12 21 (2.31%) Messaging Engineer
12 21 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (2.20%) Support Technician
13 20 (2.20%) Build Engineer
14 19 (2.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.68%) HTML
2 55 (6.04%) XML
3 44 (4.83%) .NET
4 27 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.09%) AngularJS
6 17 (1.87%) CSS
7 15 (1.65%) WebSockets
8 13 (1.43%) JSP
8 13 (1.43%) Web Services
9 11 (1.21%) jQuery
10 7 (0.77%) wxWidgets
10 7 (0.77%) Application Packaging
10 7 (0.77%) Motif
11 6 (0.66%) SOAP
11 6 (0.66%) Ajax
11 6 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (0.66%) WCF
11 6 (0.66%) Silverlight
11 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.55%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 37 (4.06%) Clustering
4 28 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.31%) PKI
5 21 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.87%) Replication
8 11 (1.21%) Open Source
9 10 (1.10%) HACMP
10 8 (0.88%) Derivative
11 7 (0.77%) Cryptography
11 7 (0.77%) IVR
12 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.44%) CMDB
13 4 (0.44%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.44%) MPEG
13 4 (0.44%) NHS
13 4 (0.44%) e-Health
14 3 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 275 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 264 (28.98%) Windows 7
3 225 (24.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 123 (13.50%) Linux
5 114 (12.51%) Windows XP
6 107 (11.75%) UNIX
7 106 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (3.18%) Windows 2000
9 29 (3.18%) Windows Vista
10 28 (3.07%) AIX
11 24 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.65%) Solaris
13 7 (0.77%) Debian
14 6 (0.66%) HPUX
14 6 (0.66%) VMS
14 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.66%) CentOS
15 5 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.81%) ITIL
2 135 (14.82%) Migration
3 69 (7.57%) Configuration Management
4 39 (4.28%) Project Management
5 38 (4.17%) High Availability
6 32 (3.51%) Time Management
7 27 (2.96%) Integration Testing
7 27 (2.96%) Test Scripting
8 25 (2.74%) Service Delivery
8 25 (2.74%) Software Engineering
9 23 (2.52%) Service Management
10 22 (2.41%) OO
11 21 (2.31%) UML
12 20 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (2.20%) Release Management
13 19 (2.09%) Multithreading
13 19 (2.09%) Unit Testing
13 19 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (2.09%) Mentoring
14 18 (1.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (16.68%) SQL
2 100 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 63 (6.92%) VBScript
4 59 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.16%) C#
6 42 (4.61%) Python
7 34 (3.73%) C
8 30 (3.29%) Java
9 26 (2.85%) C++
10 22 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.98%) VB
12 13 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.32%) Perl
13 12 (1.32%) PHP
14 11 (1.21%) Ruby
14 11 (1.21%) Korn
15 6 (0.66%) sed
15 6 (0.66%) AWK
16 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 284 (31.17%) SC Cleared
3 121 (13.28%) DV Cleared
4 99 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (5.38%) MCSE
6 42 (4.61%) Degree
7 39 (4.28%) MCITP
8 37 (4.06%) MCSA
9 32 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (3.07%) CCNA
11 25 (2.74%) MCP
12 14 (1.54%) ISTQB
13 12 (1.32%) CCNP
14 11 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.10%) CISSP
16 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.88%) GIAC
17 7 (0.77%) GCIA
17 7 (0.77%) ISEB
18 5 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.94%) SLA
2 17 (1.87%) QA
3 12 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) BS7799
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 322 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 121 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.71%) vSphere
4 34 (3.73%) VMware ESX
5 31 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.20%) XenApp
7 14 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.21%) Nmap
9 10 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.77%) XenServer
12 6 (0.66%) Snort
13 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.55%) vCloud
14 4 (0.44%) OCFS2
14 4 (0.44%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.44%) Firmware
14 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (7.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 67 (7.35%) SCCM
2 26 (2.85%) ARCserve
3 25 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (2.09%) HP SIM
5 17 (1.87%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.21%) Nessus
8 11 (1.21%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.99%) SCOM
10 7 (0.77%) WSUS
10 7 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.77%) Puppet
10 7 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.44%) MOM
13 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 393 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 265 (29.09%) VMware
3 153 (16.79%) HP
4 109 (11.96%) Citrix
5 104 (11.42%) Oracle
6 63 (6.92%) Cisco
7 54 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 44 (4.83%) McAfee
9 40 (4.39%) Symantec
10 34 (3.73%) CA
11 27 (2.96%) NetApp
12 26 (2.85%) IBM
13 25 (2.74%) Lumension
14 19 (2.09%) Remedy
15 18 (1.98%) EMC
16 15 (1.65%) Altiris
16 15 (1.65%) 3PAR
17 13 (1.43%) Veritas
18 12 (1.32%) Brocade
19 10 (1.10%) Sophos
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
University of Winchester
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago