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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.10% 20.75% 22.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.14% 81.48% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 9
Average daily rate
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£306 £313 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £98 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.75 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £46.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
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
35 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.93% 25.47% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 12
Average daily rate £260 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Average hourly rate £26.00 £41.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +182.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 27 (44.26%) Windows 7
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (21.31%) Migration
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
5 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
8 7 (11.48%) SQL
8 7 (11.48%) MS Office
8 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
8 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.84%) C++
9 6 (9.84%) Windows 2000
9 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
9 6 (9.84%) Clustering
9 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.20%) SCCM
10 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.20%) VB
10 5 (8.20%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.64%) Site Server
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.20%) Internet
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) DNS
5 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 2 (3.28%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) ATM
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) AppScan
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) MSI
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.64%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.64%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.56%) Back Office
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (9.84%) Analyst
2 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.20%) Consultant
3 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
3 4 (6.56%) Administrator
3 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.56%) Change Consultant
4 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (4.92%) Support Technician
4 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Security Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) Ajax
3 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.64%) WPF
4 1 (1.64%) D3.js
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.64%) WSH
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows 7
2 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 2000
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) AIX
7 3 (4.92%) Linux
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
2 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.28%) Scrum
6 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL
6 2 (3.28%) UML
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) Process Management
6 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.28%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C++
3 5 (8.20%) VB
4 4 (6.56%) VBScript
4 4 (6.56%) C
5 3 (4.92%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) GIAC
3 1 (1.64%) GCIA
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.56%) XenApp
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.92%) Nmap
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.28%) XenServer
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) MOM
3 3 (4.92%) Nessus
4 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.28%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) Lotus
4 5 (8.20%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) Sophos
7 2 (3.28%) Altiris
7 2 (3.28%) Qualys
7 2 (3.28%) Lumension
7 2 (3.28%) Intel
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.64%) Endeca
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