The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.05% 18.75% 24.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.11% 54.55% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Median daily rate £425 £158 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -48.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £109 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £940 £317 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 6
Median hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £12.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.57 £14.90 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +3.33%
Windows
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 42.86% 34.38% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 13
Median daily rate £426 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.73% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £108 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £340 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (44.12%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) LAN
4 13 (38.24%) WAN
4 13 (38.24%) DNS
4 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) HSRP
9 7 (20.59%) RIP
9 7 (20.59%) MPLS
9 7 (20.59%) OSPF
9 7 (20.59%) BGP
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) L2TP
9 7 (20.59%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) IPsec
10 6 (17.65%) SCOM
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
11 5 (14.71%) SNMP
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 4 (11.76%) Cisco
12 4 (11.76%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
1 13 (38.24%) LAN
1 13 (38.24%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) BGP
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) HSRP
2 7 (20.59%) IPsec
2 7 (20.59%) L2TP
2 7 (20.59%) MPLS
2 7 (20.59%) OSPF
2 7 (20.59%) RIP
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) SNMP
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) DVB
6 1 (2.94%) SMTP
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) Yeoman
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
2 2 (5.88%) JDBC
2 2 (5.88%) JMS
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) OSGi
2 2 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) JavaFX
3 1 (2.94%) JPA
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) JSF
3 1 (2.94%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) SUSE
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Debian
5 2 (5.88%) Fedora
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Microservices
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) Data Privacy
6 1 (2.94%) Server Building
6 1 (2.94%) Ticket Management
6 1 (2.94%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Samba
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (11.76%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Acronis
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) F5
3 4 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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