The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.43% 16.67% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 71.43% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £303 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £290 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £19.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £97.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
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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
28 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.33% 23.33% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 7
Average daily rate £290 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £31.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% +103.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (30.30%) Migration
4 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (19.70%) Windows XP
7 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.67%) .NET
10 10 (15.15%) SQL
11 9 (13.64%) C#
11 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
12 8 (12.12%) Oracle
13 7 (10.61%) MS Office
13 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (9.09%) SCCM
14 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
14 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
14 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.09%) Linux
15 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (7.58%) Aerospace
15 5 (7.58%) Scrum
15 5 (7.58%) UNIX
15 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
15 5 (7.58%) Citrix
15 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (7.58%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Network Security
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) MSI
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (7.58%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
3 2 (3.03%) Military
3 2 (3.03%) French Language
3 2 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.55%) Programmer
6 3 (4.55%) Tester
6 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.58%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Open Source
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Windows 7
2 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.70%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Linux
7 5 (7.58%) UNIX
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.06%) CentOS
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.03%) AIX
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Migration
2 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.58%) Scrum
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
4 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
5 3 (4.55%) Test Management
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (4.55%) CRM
5 3 (4.55%) Process Management
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.03%) TDD
6 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.03%) Line Management
6 2 (3.03%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
5 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Nmap
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Nessus
3 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.55%) Nagios
3 3 (4.55%) Hyperic
4 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.52%) MOM
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Symantec
4 4 (6.06%) McAfee
4 4 (6.06%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.55%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.03%) Sophos
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (1.52%) Siebel
7 1 (1.52%) Intel
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £75 - £125 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago