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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 303 435 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.13% 21.70% 18.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.32% 56.13% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 219 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £195 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 25
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
538 775 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.65% 38.65% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 386 236
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 48 £325 -7.14% 26
Basingstoke +2 43 £325 - 22
Hook -3 23 £316 -8.14% 4
Farnborough +1 22 £480 +14.62% 12
Portsmouth -7 17 £240 -15.04% 6
Winchester -13 16 £338 +19.46% 13
Fareham -2 10 £200 +12.67% 8
Havant -2 10 £439 +53.94% 5
Andover -2 9 £350 - 5
Gosport +9 8 £550 +28.65%
Aldershot +6 7 £440 -
Eastleigh -1 1 £115 -58.18% 3
Petersfield - 1 £138 -
Romsey - 1 £375 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 255 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 244 (36.97%) Security Cleared
3 226 (34.24%) Microsoft
4 201 (30.45%) VMware
5 197 (29.85%) SC Cleared
6 196 (29.70%) Windows Server
7 168 (25.45%) Linux
8 167 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 131 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 131 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 129 (19.55%) Windows 7
11 127 (19.24%) Unix
12 125 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 123 (18.64%) Oracle
14 110 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 98 (14.85%) SQL
15 98 (14.85%) MS Excel
16 97 (14.70%) Citrix
17 95 (14.39%) MS Exchange
18 94 (14.24%) ITIL
19 90 (13.64%) PowerShell
20 80 (12.12%) SCCM
21 71 (10.76%) MS Office
22 64 (9.70%) Migration
23 63 (9.55%) HP
24 62 (9.39%) Windows XP
25 60 (9.09%) .NET
25 60 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
26 51 (7.73%) TCP/IP
27 50 (7.58%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 95 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (5.76%) IIS
4 27 (4.09%) Lync
5 19 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (1.97%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.21%) Apache
9 8 (1.21%) JBoss
10 7 (1.06%) CMS
11 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.76%) CICS
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 98 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 71 (10.76%) MS Office
3 42 (6.36%) MS Visio
4 33 (5.00%) PaintShop Pro
5 14 (2.12%) MS Project
6 7 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.61%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) HFM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.27%) Office 365
2 14 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.73%) TCP/IP
2 47 (7.12%) Firewall
3 39 (5.91%) DNS
4 37 (5.61%) LAN
4 37 (5.61%) WAN
5 30 (4.55%) SAN
6 26 (3.94%) SSL
6 26 (3.94%) VPN
7 23 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 20 (3.03%) DHCP
10 19 (2.88%) Network Security
11 15 (2.27%) HTTP
11 15 (2.27%) SNMP
12 12 (1.82%) SMTP
13 11 (1.67%) FTP
13 11 (1.67%) Internet
13 11 (1.67%) SSH
14 10 (1.52%) Wireless
15 9 (1.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.88%) DB2
5 19 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.58%) MySQL
7 15 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 18 (2.73%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.82%) Jasmine
6 12 (1.82%) Subversion
7 9 (1.36%) MSI
8 6 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (0.91%) JIRA
8 6 (0.91%) Moq
8 6 (0.91%) Selenium
8 6 (0.91%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.91%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
9 5 (0.76%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.76%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (6.06%) Finance
2 21 (3.18%) Military
3 18 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.12%) Retail
5 12 (1.82%) Banking
6 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.61%) Billing
7 4 (0.61%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Avionics
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Local Government
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (13.03%) Analyst
2 77 (11.67%) Architect
3 65 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 55 (8.33%) Developer
5 50 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
7 30 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 29 (4.39%) Consultant
9 28 (4.24%) Author
10 27 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
12 23 (3.48%) Service Analyst
12 23 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
13 22 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.18%) 1st Line Support
14 21 (3.18%) Wintel Engineer
15 20 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 20 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.09%) .NET
2 33 (5.00%) Web Services
3 21 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (2.73%) SOAP
5 14 (2.12%) HTML
5 14 (2.12%) jQuery
5 14 (2.12%) WCF
6 13 (1.97%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.97%) Ajax
6 13 (1.97%) CSS
7 12 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.82%) Middleware
7 12 (1.82%) XML
8 9 (1.36%) REST
8 9 (1.36%) WPF
9 8 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.06%) Breeze.js
10 7 (1.06%) Durandal
10 7 (1.06%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.85%) Driving Licence
5 25 (3.79%) PKI
6 14 (2.12%) CESG
6 14 (2.12%) CESG CLAS
7 13 (1.97%) Clustering
7 13 (1.97%) Replication
8 12 (1.82%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.36%) User Experience
11 8 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.06%) DataPower
13 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.76%) iPhone
13 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 196 (29.70%) Windows Server
2 168 (25.45%) Linux
3 167 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (19.55%) Windows 7
6 127 (19.24%) Unix
7 62 (9.39%) Windows XP
8 43 (6.52%) AIX
9 38 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (4.85%) Windows 8
11 24 (3.64%) Mac OS X
12 19 (2.88%) HPUX
13 13 (1.97%) Solaris
14 10 (1.52%) SUSE
15 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.06%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (14.24%) ITIL
2 64 (9.70%) Migration
3 46 (6.97%) Configuration Management
4 41 (6.21%) SIEM
5 40 (6.06%) Change Management
6 38 (5.76%) TOGAF
7 35 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (5.15%) Software Engineering
9 33 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.00%) SDLC
10 31 (4.70%) Service Management
11 30 (4.55%) Project Management
12 26 (3.94%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.48%) Information Security
14 23 (3.48%) Network Architecture
15 20 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
15 20 (3.03%) Integration Testing
16 19 (2.88%) Software Deployment
16 19 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (14.85%) SQL
2 90 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 43 (6.52%) C#
4 31 (4.70%) C++
5 29 (4.39%) Shell Script
6 28 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 27 (4.09%) Python
8 24 (3.64%) Java
9 23 (3.48%) C
9 23 (3.48%) Ruby
10 21 (3.18%) VBScript
11 11 (1.67%) Perl
11 11 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.67%) VB
12 8 (1.21%) PHP
13 6 (0.91%) COBOL
13 6 (0.91%) Jython
13 6 (0.91%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 244 (36.97%) Security Cleared
2 197 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (5.45%) MCSE
5 33 (5.00%) CISSP
5 33 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 25 (3.79%) Degree
7 23 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (3.33%) CCNA
9 17 (2.58%) MCP
10 14 (2.12%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (2.12%) CISM
10 14 (2.12%) CLAS
11 8 (1.21%) GCIH
12 7 (1.06%) GCIA
12 7 (1.06%) ISEB
13 6 (0.91%) CCSE
14 5 (0.76%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.58%) SLA
2 10 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.06%) QA
4 5 (0.76%) COBIT
4 5 (0.76%) COSO
4 5 (0.76%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 255 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 125 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.06%) vSphere
4 37 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.09%) XenApp
6 24 (3.64%) XenServer
7 22 (3.33%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.12%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.45%) Firmware
13 2 (0.30%) Samba
13 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.30%) vCloud
13 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 80 (12.12%) SCCM
2 24 (3.64%) Puppet
3 23 (3.48%) SCOM
4 12 (1.82%) WSUS
5 11 (1.67%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.21%) QRadar
9 7 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
10 6 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.45%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.45%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 226 (34.24%) Microsoft
2 201 (30.45%) VMware
3 123 (18.64%) Oracle
4 97 (14.70%) Citrix
5 63 (9.55%) HP
6 50 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 48 (7.27%) Cisco
8 40 (6.06%) IBM
9 18 (2.73%) McAfee
10 15 (2.27%) EMC
11 13 (1.97%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.82%) 3PAR
12 12 (1.82%) Serena
13 11 (1.67%) Veritas
14 10 (1.52%) Intel
14 10 (1.52%) Lumension
15 9 (1.36%) CA
15 9 (1.36%) Juniper
15 9 (1.36%) SAP
16 8 (1.21%) Dell
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.09 - £18.05 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
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