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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 420 337 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.11% 19.17% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.46% 70.21% 61.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 183 141
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £166 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.85 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
632 480 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.25% 27.30% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 273 261
Average daily rate £330 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 47 72
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 £11.52 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 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 16 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 16 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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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 +2 69 £328 -1.05% 2
Basingstoke +21 66 £345 +3.75% 24
Southampton -7 49 £325 -0.76% 21
Portsmouth +1 35 £300 -4.00% 11
Farnborough -1 18 £198 -39.23% 11
Winchester -1 15 £350 +9.37% 6
Gosport -8 13 £515 +8.42% 3
Havant -1 12 £381 -4.08% 3
Fareham +3 8 £190 - 6
Andover +6 5 £285 - 3
Eastleigh 0 5 £165 +32.00% 1
Aldershot - - - - 3
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Alton - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 341 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 328 (39.14%) Security Cleared
3 250 (29.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 245 (29.24%) Active Directory
5 234 (27.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 215 (25.66%) SC Cleared
7 201 (23.99%) VMware
8 193 (23.03%) Windows 7
9 144 (17.18%) MS Exchange
10 138 (16.47%) HP
11 131 (15.63%) Windows XP
12 130 (15.51%) Linux
13 127 (15.16%) UNIX
14 123 (14.68%) Oracle
15 117 (13.96%) ITIL
16 115 (13.72%) MS Excel
17 112 (13.37%) SQL
18 110 (13.13%) TCP/IP
19 109 (13.01%) DV Cleared
20 101 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 100 (11.93%) MS Office
22 94 (11.22%) JavaScript
23 91 (10.86%) SQL Server
24 86 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
25 85 (10.14%) .NET
26 84 (10.02%) SAN
26 84 (10.02%) Migration
27 82 (9.79%) Citrix
28 77 (9.19%) DNS
29 69 (8.23%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 144 (17.18%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (7.64%) SharePoint
4 53 (6.32%) IIS
5 42 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 39 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (4.42%) Lync
8 32 (3.82%) Apache
9 17 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.72%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.60%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.60%) Documentum
16 4 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 115 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 100 (11.93%) MS Office
3 8 (0.95%) MS Project
4 6 (0.72%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.60%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.36%) assyst
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.67%) SaaS
2 12 (1.43%) Office 365
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 84 (10.02%) SAN
3 77 (9.19%) DNS
4 59 (7.04%) Firewall
5 38 (4.53%) LAN
6 36 (4.30%) HTTPS
7 35 (4.18%) DHCP
7 35 (4.18%) Internet
8 33 (3.94%) WAN
9 26 (3.10%) SMTP
9 26 (3.10%) SSL
9 26 (3.10%) X.400
10 24 (2.86%) X.500
11 20 (2.39%) HTTP
12 17 (2.03%) Network Security
13 16 (1.91%) NAS
14 13 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.43%) Modbus
15 12 (1.43%) MQTT
15 12 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (3.22%) MySQL
5 26 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.84%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.72%) EDMS
13 5 (0.60%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
15 3 (0.36%) Informix
15 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.74%) MSI
3 18 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.03%) LoadRunner
5 11 (1.31%) StarTeam
6 6 (0.72%) Subversion
6 6 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
7 5 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.48%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.48%) AppScan
8 4 (0.48%) NUnit
8 4 (0.48%) Selenium
9 3 (0.36%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.36%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.36%) Moq
9 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (5.13%) Finance
2 41 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.15%) Military
4 17 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.84%) Back Office
6 6 (0.72%) Electronics
7 5 (0.60%) Legal
8 4 (0.48%) Banking
8 4 (0.48%) Retail
9 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Automotive
10 2 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (12.53%) Analyst
2 78 (9.31%) Developer
3 60 (7.16%) Support Engineer
3 60 (7.16%) Administrator
4 50 (5.97%) Consultant
5 38 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
6 37 (4.42%) Desktop Support
7 35 (4.18%) Test Analyst
8 30 (3.58%) .NET Developer
9 28 (3.34%) Tester
9 28 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.22%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (2.86%) Architect
12 23 (2.74%) Messaging Engineer
13 22 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
14 20 (2.39%) Software Engineer
15 19 (2.27%) 1st Line Support
16 18 (2.15%) C# Developer
16 18 (2.15%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.14%) .NET
2 69 (8.23%) HTML
3 64 (7.64%) ASP.NET
4 43 (5.13%) XML
5 37 (4.42%) CSS
5 37 (4.42%) JSP
6 31 (3.70%) jQuery
7 26 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (2.03%) Web Services
9 14 (1.67%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.55%) Ajax
10 13 (1.55%) Middleware
10 13 (1.55%) Application Packaging
10 13 (1.55%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.43%) WebSockets
12 11 (1.31%) WCF
12 11 (1.31%) XSLT
13 8 (0.95%) SOAP
14 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 6 (0.72%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 42 (5.01%) Clustering
4 22 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.15%) Open Source
6 17 (2.03%) PKI
7 15 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.67%) Replication
9 13 (1.55%) HACMP
9 13 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.95%) E-Learning
10 8 (0.95%) SCORM
10 8 (0.95%) User Experience
11 6 (0.72%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.60%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.60%) DTV
12 5 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.48%) MPEG
13 4 (0.48%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 250 (29.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 234 (27.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 193 (23.03%) Windows 7
4 131 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 130 (15.51%) Linux
6 127 (15.16%) UNIX
7 69 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (6.21%) Windows 2000
9 45 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (3.94%) AIX
11 27 (3.22%) Solaris
12 23 (2.74%) Windows Vista
13 21 (2.51%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.95%) Debian
14 8 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.84%) HPUX
16 5 (0.60%) NetWare
16 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.48%) SUSE
18 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (13.96%) ITIL
2 84 (10.02%) Migration
3 39 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 37 (4.42%) Test Scripting
5 35 (4.18%) MVC
6 34 (4.06%) Software Testing
7 32 (3.82%) Software Engineering
7 32 (3.82%) Service Delivery
8 26 (3.10%) Time Management
9 24 (2.86%) Project Management
10 23 (2.74%) Validation
11 22 (2.63%) Security Management
11 22 (2.63%) Integration Testing
12 21 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (2.39%) Service Management
13 20 (2.39%) Knowledge Management
13 20 (2.39%) Incident Management
13 20 (2.39%) Workflow
14 18 (2.15%) PRINCE2
14 18 (2.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.37%) SQL
2 94 (11.22%) JavaScript
3 63 (7.52%) C#
3 63 (7.52%) PowerShell
4 49 (5.85%) VBScript
5 47 (5.61%) Java
6 38 (4.53%) Python
7 36 (4.30%) C
8 24 (2.86%) C++
8 24 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 23 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.74%) PHP
10 22 (2.63%) Perl
11 21 (2.51%) VB
12 17 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.91%) Ruby
14 14 (1.67%) Korn
15 13 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.84%) Delphi
16 7 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 328 (39.14%) Security Cleared
2 215 (25.66%) SC Cleared
3 109 (13.01%) DV Cleared
4 68 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (5.49%) MCSE
6 37 (4.42%) Degree
7 35 (4.18%) ISTQB
8 33 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (2.86%) CCNA
10 24 (2.86%) CISSP
11 21 (2.51%) CCNP
12 18 (2.15%) MCP
13 15 (1.79%) MCITP
14 10 (1.19%) MCSA
15 9 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.95%) ISEB
17 7 (0.84%) GIAC
18 6 (0.72%) GCIA
18 6 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.30%) SLA
2 19 (2.27%) QA
3 17 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.36%) BS7799
7 3 (0.36%) COBIT
7 3 (0.36%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 245 (29.24%) Active Directory
2 101 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (6.68%) vSphere
4 33 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 28 (3.34%) Hyper-V
7 20 (2.39%) XenApp
8 17 (2.03%) Snort
9 14 (1.67%) Nmap
10 9 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.95%) vCloud
11 8 (0.95%) XenServer
12 6 (0.72%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.60%) OCFS2
13 5 (0.60%) GPFS
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.48%) Shibboleth
15 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (6.32%) SCCM
2 46 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 24 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 22 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (2.39%) HP SIM
7 17 (2.03%) SCOM
8 15 (1.79%) MOM
9 14 (1.67%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.67%) Nessus
9 14 (1.67%) ARCserve
10 13 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (1.55%) WSUS
11 12 (1.43%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.19%) NetBackup
12 10 (1.19%) SAP Afaria
13 7 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 341 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 201 (23.99%) VMware
3 138 (16.47%) HP
4 123 (14.68%) Oracle
5 82 (9.79%) Citrix
6 68 (8.11%) Cisco
7 43 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 33 (3.94%) McAfee
9 32 (3.82%) Symantec
9 32 (3.82%) IBM
10 26 (3.10%) EMC
11 24 (2.86%) Sophos
12 22 (2.63%) Lumension
13 19 (2.27%) CA
14 18 (2.15%) NetApp
14 18 (2.15%) Intel
15 17 (2.03%) Veritas
15 17 (2.03%) 3PAR
15 17 (2.03%) Altiris
15 17 (2.03%) Brocade
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: £19000 - £21000 per annum + beneftis
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £398.81 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £90 - £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago