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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 436 350 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.82% 19.36% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.36% 70.56% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 180 138
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 £175 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
657 496 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.38% 27.43% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 277 243
Average daily rate £325 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £463 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 64
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Basingstoke +22 72 £400 +8.10% 13
Hook +2 60 £323 -1.91% 1
Southampton -7 42 £390 +18.18% 21
Portsmouth +1 34 £306 +53.12% 9
Winchester 0 21 £345 +7.81% 5
Havant +1 18 £314 -21.56% 4
Farnborough -2 17 £313 -3.84% 8
Gosport -16 8 - -
Fareham +1 7 £163 - 8
Andover +3 6 £285 -28.75%
Eastleigh +1 5 £165 +32.00%
Aldershot - - - -
Fordingbridge - - - -
Liss - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 3
Alton - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 330 (40.39%) Microsoft
2 300 (36.72%) Security Cleared
3 245 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 227 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 223 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 199 (24.36%) Windows 7
7 198 (24.24%) SC Cleared
8 191 (23.38%) VMware
9 146 (17.87%) Windows XP
9 146 (17.87%) HP
10 140 (17.14%) Linux
10 140 (17.14%) MS Exchange
11 128 (15.67%) UNIX
12 122 (14.93%) Oracle
13 120 (14.69%) ITIL
14 108 (13.22%) MS Excel
15 107 (13.10%) TCP/IP
16 103 (12.61%) SQL
17 100 (12.24%) MS Office
17 100 (12.24%) DV Cleared
17 100 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 99 (12.12%) JavaScript
19 94 (11.51%) SQL Server
20 92 (11.26%) .NET
21 77 (9.42%) Migration
21 77 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
22 75 (9.18%) SAN
23 74 (9.06%) DNS
24 73 (8.94%) HTML
25 67 (8.20%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 140 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 77 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 48 (5.88%) IIS
5 42 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (4.28%) Lync
7 34 (4.16%) Apache
8 33 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.96%) IBM Notes
10 14 (1.71%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
15 7 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.73%) MS Project Server
16 6 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 100 (12.24%) MS Office
3 9 (1.10%) MS Project
4 6 (0.73%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (0.61%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.84%) SaaS
2 13 (1.59%) Office 365
3 4 (0.49%) IaaS
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (13.10%) TCP/IP
2 75 (9.18%) SAN
3 74 (9.06%) DNS
4 55 (6.73%) Firewall
5 42 (5.14%) Internet
6 41 (5.02%) LAN
7 37 (4.53%) HTTPS
8 34 (4.16%) WAN
9 27 (3.30%) DHCP
10 26 (3.18%) SSL
11 24 (2.94%) X.400
11 24 (2.94%) HTTP
12 20 (2.45%) SMTP
12 20 (2.45%) X.500
13 16 (1.96%) Network Security
14 13 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.47%) Modbus
15 12 (1.47%) MQTT
15 12 (1.47%) Wireshark
15 12 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.94%) MySQL
6 14 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.73%) SQLPlus
11 6 (0.73%) EDMS
12 5 (0.61%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.24%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (2.69%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (2.45%) MSI
5 18 (2.20%) LoadRunner
6 11 (1.35%) StarTeam
7 7 (0.86%) Subversion
8 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.61%) Selenium
9 4 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.49%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.49%) AppScan
9 4 (0.49%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.37%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.37%) NUnit
10 3 (0.37%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.37%) Hudson
General
1 42 (5.14%) Telecoms
2 36 (4.41%) Finance
3 19 (2.33%) Military
4 18 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.73%) Back Office
5 6 (0.73%) Electronics
5 6 (0.73%) Legal
6 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.37%) Retail
7 2 (0.24%) Marketing
7 2 (0.24%) Banking
7 2 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.12%) Games
8 1 (0.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (11.87%) Analyst
2 83 (10.16%) Developer
3 65 (7.96%) Support Engineer
4 52 (6.36%) Administrator
5 48 (5.88%) Consultant
6 38 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 37 (4.53%) Desktop Support
8 36 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (3.55%) Tester
10 28 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 28 (3.43%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 23 (2.82%) Architect
12 23 (2.82%) Software Engineer
13 21 (2.57%) 1st Line Support
14 20 (2.45%) Messaging Engineer
15 18 (2.20%) Security Engineer
15 18 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (11.26%) .NET
2 73 (8.94%) HTML
3 65 (7.96%) ASP.NET
4 43 (5.26%) XML
5 41 (5.02%) CSS
6 40 (4.90%) JSP
7 32 (3.92%) jQuery
8 25 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (3.06%) Web Services
9 16 (1.96%) Middleware
9 16 (1.96%) Ajax
9 16 (1.96%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.71%) SOAP
11 13 (1.59%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.47%) WebSockets
12 12 (1.47%) XSLT
12 12 (1.47%) Application Packaging
13 11 (1.35%) WCF
14 10 (1.22%) Classic ASP
15 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 40 (4.90%) Clustering
3 19 (2.33%) Open Source
4 18 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.84%) PKI
6 14 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.59%) Replication
8 10 (1.22%) HACMP
9 9 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.98%) E-Learning
10 8 (0.98%) SCORM
11 6 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.73%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.61%) DTV
13 4 (0.49%) EMV
13 4 (0.49%) Firmware
13 4 (0.49%) iPhone
13 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.37%) iPad
14 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 245 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 223 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 199 (24.36%) Windows 7
4 146 (17.87%) Windows XP
5 140 (17.14%) Linux
6 128 (15.67%) UNIX
7 65 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (6.12%) Windows 2000
9 48 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (3.55%) AIX
11 25 (3.06%) Solaris
12 24 (2.94%) Windows 8
13 23 (2.82%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.10%) Debian
15 7 (0.86%) Android
15 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.86%) HPUX
16 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.61%) NetWare
17 5 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.69%) ITIL
2 77 (9.42%) Migration
3 38 (4.65%) Test Scripting
4 36 (4.41%) Software Engineering
4 36 (4.41%) Software Testing
4 36 (4.41%) Configuration Management
5 34 (4.16%) MVC
6 33 (4.04%) Service Delivery
7 23 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (2.57%) Time Management
8 21 (2.57%) Workflow
9 20 (2.45%) Security Management
9 20 (2.45%) Integration Testing
10 19 (2.33%) Performance Testing
10 19 (2.33%) Test Automation
10 19 (2.33%) Project Management
11 18 (2.20%) Validation
11 18 (2.20%) PRINCE2
11 18 (2.20%) Knowledge Management
11 18 (2.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 103 (12.61%) SQL
2 99 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 67 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 61 (7.47%) C#
5 51 (6.24%) Java
6 44 (5.39%) VBScript
7 40 (4.90%) Python
8 37 (4.53%) C
9 25 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.94%) Perl
10 24 (2.94%) PHP
11 23 (2.82%) C++
12 20 (2.45%) VB
13 18 (2.20%) Ruby
14 17 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.84%) Korn
16 14 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 300 (36.72%) Security Cleared
2 198 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 100 (12.24%) DV Cleared
4 57 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (4.65%) ISTQB
6 37 (4.53%) MCSE
7 36 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (3.67%) Degree
9 23 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (2.45%) CISSP
11 19 (2.33%) CCNA
12 18 (2.20%) CCNP
13 13 (1.59%) MCP
14 11 (1.35%) MCITP
15 10 (1.22%) ISEB
16 9 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.73%) MCSA
17 6 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.61%) MCTS
19 4 (0.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.43%) SLA
2 20 (2.45%) QA
3 16 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.37%) BS7799
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
7 3 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 227 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 100 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.73%) vSphere
4 43 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 33 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (3.55%) VMware ESX
7 20 (2.45%) XenApp
8 17 (2.08%) Snort
9 14 (1.71%) Nmap
10 10 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.98%) XenServer
12 7 (0.86%) vCloud
13 5 (0.61%) OCFS2
13 5 (0.61%) GPFS
13 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.49%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.49%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 59 (7.22%) SCCM
2 49 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
3 39 (4.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 26 (3.18%) SCOM
5 25 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
6 24 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (1.96%) HP SIM
8 14 (1.71%) Nessus
9 13 (1.59%) Tivoli
9 13 (1.59%) MOM
10 12 (1.47%) WSUS
10 12 (1.47%) SAP Afaria
11 11 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.22%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.10%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.10%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.98%) ARCserve
15 6 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.73%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 330 (40.39%) Microsoft
2 191 (23.38%) VMware
3 146 (17.87%) HP
4 122 (14.93%) Oracle
5 66 (8.08%) Citrix
6 64 (7.83%) Cisco
7 41 (5.02%) Red Hat
8 32 (3.92%) McAfee
9 30 (3.67%) IBM
10 24 (2.94%) EMC
11 23 (2.82%) Sophos
12 20 (2.45%) Symantec
13 18 (2.20%) Lotus
14 17 (2.08%) Intel
14 17 (2.08%) Lumension
15 15 (1.84%) Proofpoint
15 15 (1.84%) 3PAR
15 15 (1.84%) Juniper
15 15 (1.84%) Dell
16 14 (1.71%) Altiris
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