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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.47% 12.73% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.16% 77.78% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate
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£306 £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £216 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £326 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £13.06 £19.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £97.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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
37 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.36% 16.36% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 5
Average daily rate £338 £340 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +94.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £286 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.69% +106.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £155.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (53.52%) Windows 7
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) Windows XP
3 21 (29.58%) Migration
4 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
4 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
6 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
8 11 (15.49%) Citrix
9 10 (14.08%) .NET
9 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (12.68%) VMware
11 8 (11.27%) MS Office
11 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
11 8 (11.27%) C#
12 7 (9.86%) Internet
12 7 (9.86%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) VB
13 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
13 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.45%) Clustering
13 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (8.45%) SCCM
13 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
14 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (7.04%) Degree
14 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
14 5 (7.04%) Silverlight

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Network Security
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) NAS
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) MSI
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.41%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.04%) Back Office
2 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Publishing
4 2 (2.82%) French Language
4 2 (2.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.45%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.23%) Programmer
6 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) Silverlight
4 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Windows 7
2 21 (29.58%) Windows XP
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) UNIX
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.63%) Scrum
4 4 (5.63%) Data Mapping
4 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
4 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
4 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.82%) CRM
6 2 (2.82%) Project Management
6 2 (2.82%) Process Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.82%) Line Management
6 2 (2.82%) Customer Insight
6 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.82%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) C#
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) VB
3 5 (7.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) GCIA
5 1 (1.41%) GIAC
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) XenApp
3 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.63%) Nmap
5 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Nessus
3 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.41%) MOM
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Citrix
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Symantec
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) McAfee
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Intel
7 2 (2.82%) Sophos
7 2 (2.82%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.41%) Lumension
8 1 (1.41%) Remedy
8 1 (1.41%) Lotus
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) Sybase
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