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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 327 364 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.43% 17.23% 20.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.14% 62.65% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 218 238
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 48
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.12 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
593 581 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.80% 27.51% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 356 352
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 54
Median hourly rate £19.88 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Southampton +1 45 £294 -16.07% 18
Portsmouth +1 39 £325 - 9
Hook -1 37 £341 -11.42%
Basingstoke -3 27 £293 -23.52% 11
Fareham +3 25 £528 +72.24% 6
Winchester -11 17 £428 +29.54% 8
Farnborough -7 12 £465 +16.25% 5
Gosport +10 11 £487 +2.52%
Andover -11 11 £350 - 2
Havant -4 8 £390 +11.42% 8
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 270 (43.41%) Security Cleared
2 243 (39.07%) Active Directory
3 220 (35.37%) Microsoft
4 203 (32.64%) Windows Server
5 202 (32.48%) VMware
6 183 (29.42%) Linux
7 179 (28.78%) SC Cleared
8 168 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 166 (26.69%) SQL
10 162 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 118 (18.97%) ITIL
12 115 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 114 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 108 (17.36%) PowerShell
15 106 (17.04%) Oracle
16 88 (14.15%) Windows 7
17 85 (13.67%) MS Excel
18 81 (13.02%) Unix
19 80 (12.86%) Migration
20 79 (12.70%) DNS
21 78 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 74 (11.90%) Data Centre
23 68 (10.93%) AIX
23 68 (10.93%) .NET
24 67 (10.77%) Citrix
25 63 (10.13%) SAN
26 62 (9.97%) Cisco
27 61 (9.81%) DV Cleared
28 60 (9.65%) SCCM
29 57 (9.16%) C#

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 45 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 40 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.34%) IIS
4 21 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.57%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.25%) JBoss
8 14 (2.25%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.77%) Apache
9 11 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (1.45%) CMS
12 8 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.13%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.64%) Documentum
15 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 85 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 52 (8.36%) MS Office
3 13 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.29%) MS Project
5 3 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.18%) IaaS
2 24 (3.86%) PaaS
3 22 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.89%) Office 365
5 8 (1.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (12.70%) DNS
2 63 (10.13%) SAN
3 56 (9.00%) DHCP
4 48 (7.72%) Firewall
5 33 (5.31%) LAN
6 32 (5.14%) WAN
7 19 (3.05%) LDAP
7 19 (3.05%) MPLS
7 19 (3.05%) SSL
8 17 (2.73%) TCP/IP
9 16 (2.57%) VPN
10 13 (2.09%) BGP
10 13 (2.09%) iSCSI
10 13 (2.09%) OSPF
10 13 (2.09%) tcpdump
10 13 (2.09%) VoIP
11 12 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (1.93%) IPsec
12 10 (1.61%) NetScaler
12 10 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.57%) DB2
5 16 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.77%) MySQL
8 11 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.96%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (4.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.57%) MSI
3 16 (2.57%) Selenium
3 16 (2.57%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (2.25%) SpecFlow
5 13 (2.09%) Subversion
6 12 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.61%) JIRA
8 9 (1.45%) Artifactory
8 9 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.45%) Gradle
8 9 (1.45%) Maven
8 9 (1.45%) NUnit
8 9 (1.45%) WiX
9 8 (1.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (1.13%) StarTeam
10 7 (1.13%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (4.18%) Finance
2 22 (3.54%) Military
3 13 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.77%) Retail
5 7 (1.13%) Banking
6 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.64%) Back Office
7 4 (0.64%) Publishing
8 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Avionics
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (12.54%) Architect
1 78 (12.54%) Developer
2 71 (11.41%) Analyst
3 38 (6.11%) Support Engineer
4 36 (5.79%) Consultant
5 33 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
6 32 (5.14%) .NET Developer
6 32 (5.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (3.54%) Administrator
8 22 (3.54%) Support Analyst
9 21 (3.38%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.22%) Integration Engineer
11 19 (3.05%) Network Engineer
12 18 (2.89%) Service Analyst
13 17 (2.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (2.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (2.57%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (2.41%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (2.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.93%) .NET
2 38 (6.11%) XML
3 37 (5.95%) Web Services
4 31 (4.98%) ASP.NET
5 28 (4.50%) CSS
6 24 (3.86%) HTML
7 23 (3.70%) Ajax
8 22 (3.54%) jQuery
9 21 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.89%) WCF
11 16 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.57%) Entity Framework
12 14 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (2.25%) Breeze.js
12 14 (2.25%) Durandal
12 14 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (2.25%) React
13 13 (2.09%) Middleware
14 10 (1.61%) SAML
14 10 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.86%) Clustering
4 23 (3.70%) PKI
5 20 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.09%) Replication
8 11 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.77%) LPAR
9 10 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.29%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.29%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.13%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.13%) Smartcard
11 7 (1.13%) Statistics
11 7 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.96%) HP Storage
12 6 (0.96%) VCE vBlock
13 5 (0.80%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 203 (32.64%) Windows Server
2 183 (29.42%) Linux
3 168 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 162 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (14.15%) Windows 7
6 81 (13.02%) Unix
7 78 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (10.93%) AIX
9 52 (8.36%) Windows 10
10 49 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (4.18%) Solaris
12 18 (2.89%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.25%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.61%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.45%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.13%) Android
16 7 (1.13%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.96%) CentOS
17 6 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (18.97%) ITIL
2 80 (12.86%) Migration
3 54 (8.68%) Configuration Management
4 43 (6.91%) Service Management
5 31 (4.98%) DevOps
6 28 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (3.86%) MVC
8 22 (3.54%) Information Security
9 21 (3.38%) Integration Testing
9 21 (3.38%) Unit Testing
10 20 (3.22%) Release Management
11 19 (3.05%) Change Management
11 19 (3.05%) Software Engineering
11 19 (3.05%) Software Testing
11 19 (3.05%) System Testing
12 18 (2.89%) Project Management
13 16 (2.57%) ITSM
13 16 (2.57%) Software Deployment
14 15 (2.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 166 (26.69%) SQL
2 108 (17.36%) PowerShell
3 57 (9.16%) C#
4 48 (7.72%) VBScript
5 41 (6.59%) Perl
6 39 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.79%) VB
8 31 (4.98%) Java
9 20 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.05%) C++
11 18 (2.89%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.41%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.25%) C
13 14 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.25%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.09%) Python
15 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.13%) Ruby
17 6 (0.96%) Korn
17 6 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 270 (43.41%) Security Cleared
2 179 (28.78%) SC Cleared
3 61 (9.81%) DV Cleared
4 41 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (5.14%) Degree
6 21 (3.38%) MCSE
7 18 (2.89%) ISTQB
8 13 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.77%) CCNA
9 11 (1.77%) MCSA
10 10 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.45%) ISEB
11 9 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.45%) MCITP
12 5 (0.80%) CCNP
12 5 (0.80%) VCP4
13 4 (0.64%) CISSP
13 4 (0.64%) MCP
13 4 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.13%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.64%) COBIT
3 4 (0.64%) COSO
3 4 (0.64%) GPG13
3 4 (0.64%) SAS 70
3 4 (0.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 243 (39.07%) Active Directory
2 115 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.43%) vSphere
4 33 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.02%) XenApp
6 18 (2.89%) Terminal Services
7 17 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.77%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.13%) XenServer
11 6 (0.96%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.80%) vCloud
12 5 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.48%) NFS
13 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.32%) Samba
14 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (9.65%) SCCM
2 26 (4.18%) SCOM
2 26 (4.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 22 (3.54%) Puppet
4 17 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (2.57%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (1.77%) QRadar
8 9 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.45%) WSUS
9 7 (1.13%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.80%) Netcool
11 5 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 220 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 202 (32.48%) VMware
3 106 (17.04%) Oracle
4 67 (10.77%) Citrix
5 62 (9.97%) Cisco
6 56 (9.00%) Red Hat
7 45 (7.23%) HP
8 35 (5.63%) IBM
9 30 (4.82%) Intel Security
10 24 (3.86%) Symantec
11 23 (3.70%) Remedy
12 17 (2.73%) Juniper
13 16 (2.57%) Veritas
14 15 (2.41%) F5
15 10 (1.61%) EMC
16 9 (1.45%) BMC
16 9 (1.45%) DevExpress
16 9 (1.45%) Informatica
17 8 (1.29%) Avaya
17 8 (1.29%) CA
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £280 to £308 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago