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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 292 424 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.43% 20.34% 19.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.71% 65.03% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 222 192
Median daily rate £350 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £451 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £10.85 £8.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
554 652 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.39% 31.27% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 355 326
Median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 40
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.25 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -6 51 £313 -17.49% 17
Southampton -2 40 £375 - 19
Hook -2 37 £338 -6.69% 1
Portsmouth -2 24 £425 +169.84% 6
Winchester -6 24 £333 +10.83% 4
Farnborough +3 14 £375 +25.00% 9
Gosport - 12 £468 -
Havant -8 6 £444 +8.23% 4
Andover -6 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Fareham -5 1 £125 -16.66% 6
Eastleigh -7 1 £110 -61.40%
Liphook - 1 - - 1
Petersfield - 1 £73 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 256 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 255 (42.93%) Security Cleared
3 212 (35.69%) Microsoft
4 198 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 196 (33.00%) VMware
6 180 (30.30%) Linux
7 175 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 173 (29.12%) Windows Server
9 144 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 118 (19.87%) SQL
10 118 (19.87%) Oracle
11 117 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 105 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 102 (17.17%) PowerShell
14 101 (17.00%) SQL Server
15 95 (15.99%) Unix
16 90 (15.15%) ITIL
17 86 (14.48%) MS Excel
18 84 (14.14%) Windows 7
19 78 (13.13%) Citrix
20 73 (12.29%) Migration
21 70 (11.78%) SCCM
22 65 (10.94%) Cisco
23 62 (10.44%) MS Office
24 60 (10.10%) AIX
24 60 (10.10%) MS Exchange
25 59 (9.93%) Firewall
26 57 (9.60%) DNS
27 56 (9.43%) Red Hat
28 53 (8.92%) 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 60 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 40 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.38%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 21 (3.54%) IIS
7 14 (2.36%) JBoss
8 10 (1.68%) Apache
9 9 (1.52%) CMS
9 9 (1.52%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 86 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 62 (10.44%) MS Office
3 28 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.03%) PaintShop Pro
5 11 (1.85%) MS Project
6 6 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.67%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.22%) Office 365
2 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.68%) SaaS
3 5 (0.84%) IaaS
4 4 (0.67%) PaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.93%) Firewall
2 57 (9.60%) DNS
3 44 (7.41%) SAN
4 40 (6.73%) WAN
5 38 (6.40%) LAN
6 37 (6.23%) DHCP
7 26 (4.38%) TCP/IP
8 20 (3.37%) VPN
9 15 (2.53%) HTTP
9 15 (2.53%) SSL
10 13 (2.19%) Network Security
10 13 (2.19%) SMTP
10 13 (2.19%) SSH
11 12 (2.02%) FTP
11 12 (2.02%) Internet
12 11 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (1.85%) MPLS
13 10 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.68%) IPsec
13 10 (1.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.72%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.04%) DB2
5 20 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.03%) MySQL
8 13 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.34%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 20 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.19%) Vagrant
5 12 (2.02%) TortoiseSVN
6 10 (1.68%) Subversion
6 10 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.35%) StarTeam
8 7 (1.18%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.18%) Gradle
8 7 (1.18%) Maven
9 6 (1.01%) JIRA
10 5 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.84%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.84%) MSI
10 5 (0.84%) Selenium
10 5 (0.84%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (4.38%) Finance
2 23 (3.87%) Military
3 18 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.86%) Retail
5 5 (0.84%) Banking
5 5 (0.84%) Publishing
6 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.51%) Back Office
8 2 (0.34%) Avionics
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (12.29%) Analyst
2 61 (10.27%) Developer
3 44 (7.41%) Architect
3 44 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 38 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (5.39%) Wintel Engineer
6 30 (5.05%) Integration Engineer
7 26 (4.38%) Consultant
8 25 (4.21%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (3.87%) Network Engineer
10 22 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
11 21 (3.54%) Administrator
12 18 (3.03%) Desktop Support
13 17 (2.86%) Author
13 17 (2.86%) Service Analyst
14 16 (2.69%) Technical Architect
15 15 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.53%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.23%) .NET
2 36 (6.06%) Web Services
3 15 (2.53%) HTML
4 14 (2.36%) CSS
4 14 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.85%) Middleware
7 10 (1.68%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.68%) SOAP
8 9 (1.52%) Ajax
8 9 (1.52%) jQuery
9 8 (1.35%) WPF
10 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.18%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.18%) J2EE
11 6 (1.01%) EJB
11 6 (1.01%) JMS
11 6 (1.01%) WinForms
11 6 (1.01%) XML
12 5 (0.84%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.92%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.88%) Clustering
3 25 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.87%) PKI
6 15 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.35%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.01%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.84%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.84%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.84%) Replication
11 5 (0.84%) User Experience
12 4 (0.67%) AS400
12 4 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 180 (30.30%) Linux
2 175 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 173 (29.12%) Windows Server
4 144 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (15.99%) Unix
7 84 (14.14%) Windows 7
8 60 (10.10%) AIX
9 49 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (5.89%) Windows 10
11 27 (4.55%) Windows XP
12 22 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.69%) Solaris
14 15 (2.53%) Mac OS X
15 12 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (1.85%) HPUX
17 10 (1.68%) Windows Vista
18 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.84%) CentOS
20 4 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (15.15%) ITIL
2 73 (12.29%) Migration
3 45 (7.58%) Configuration Management
4 30 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (4.71%) DevOps
6 27 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 26 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.21%) SIEM
9 24 (4.04%) Change Management
10 23 (3.87%) SDLC
11 22 (3.70%) Information Security
12 20 (3.37%) Scrum
12 20 (3.37%) Software Testing
13 19 (3.20%) Project Management
14 18 (3.03%) Service Management
15 15 (2.53%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (2.53%) System Testing
15 15 (2.53%) Unit Testing
16 14 (2.36%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.87%) SQL
2 102 (17.17%) PowerShell
3 43 (7.24%) VBScript
4 36 (6.06%) Perl
5 30 (5.05%) VB
6 28 (4.71%) C#
7 27 (4.55%) Java
8 26 (4.38%) JavaScript
9 24 (4.04%) C
10 23 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.03%) C++
11 18 (3.03%) Python
12 16 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.69%) Ruby
13 11 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.35%) Tcl
16 7 (1.18%) PHP
17 5 (0.84%) Jython
17 5 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 255 (42.93%) Security Cleared
2 198 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 44 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 33 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (4.55%) Degree
6 21 (3.54%) MCSE
7 17 (2.86%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.68%) MCSA
9 9 (1.52%) CISSP
9 9 (1.52%) ISEB
9 9 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.84%) CCNA
11 5 (0.84%) GCIH
11 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.67%) CCSE
12 4 (0.67%) GCIA
12 4 (0.67%) MCITP
13 3 (0.51%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.18%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.01%) SLA
4 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.51%) COBIT
6 3 (0.51%) COSO
6 3 (0.51%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.34%) GPG13
7 2 (0.34%) RMADS
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 256 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 117 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.41%) vSphere
4 41 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.22%) XenApp
6 19 (3.20%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.53%) XenServer
8 13 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.19%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.84%) vCloud
11 4 (0.67%) GPFS
11 4 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.34%) Samba
14 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 70 (11.78%) SCCM
2 24 (4.04%) SCOM
3 22 (3.70%) Puppet
4 15 (2.53%) QRadar
4 15 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (2.19%) WSUS
7 11 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.52%) Netcool
10 8 (1.35%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
11 5 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
12 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.67%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 212 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 196 (33.00%) VMware
3 118 (19.87%) Oracle
4 78 (13.13%) Citrix
5 65 (10.94%) Cisco
6 56 (9.43%) Red Hat
7 45 (7.58%) HP
8 30 (5.05%) Intel Security
9 28 (4.71%) IBM
10 20 (3.37%) Veritas
11 18 (3.03%) Symantec
12 15 (2.53%) Juniper
13 13 (2.19%) EMC
14 12 (2.02%) F5
15 11 (1.85%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.85%) Remedy
16 9 (1.52%) Lumension
16 9 (1.52%) SAP
17 8 (1.35%) Borland
17 8 (1.35%) Splunk
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £49.46 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £416 per day
Posted: 5 days ago