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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.37% 19.09% 26.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.65% 80.77% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 23
Median daily rate £350 £383 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £249 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £603 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +158.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
74 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 37.76% 23.64% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 23
Median daily rate £375 £390 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% +91.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (53.33%) VMware
2 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (33.33%) Linux
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
7 19 (31.67%) LAN
8 18 (30.00%) DNS
9 17 (28.33%) WAN
10 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.67%) Citrix
12 10 (16.67%) MPLS
12 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) Degree
13 9 (15.00%) HSRP
13 9 (15.00%) OSPF
13 9 (15.00%) L2TP
13 9 (15.00%) BGP
13 9 (15.00%) Firewall
13 9 (15.00%) IPsec
13 9 (15.00%) RIP
13 9 (15.00%) DHCP
13 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 8 (13.33%) Cisco
15 7 (11.67%) Symantec
15 7 (11.67%) IBM
15 7 (11.67%) SNMP

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 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) LAN
2 18 (30.00%) DNS
3 17 (28.33%) WAN
4 10 (16.67%) MPLS
5 9 (15.00%) BGP
5 9 (15.00%) DHCP
5 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 9 (15.00%) HSRP
5 9 (15.00%) IPsec
5 9 (15.00%) L2TP
5 9 (15.00%) OSPF
5 9 (15.00%) RIP
6 7 (11.67%) SNMP
7 6 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (8.33%) SAN
9 4 (6.67%) LDAP
10 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.33%) DVB
11 2 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Architect
1 8 (13.33%) Developer
1 8 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Administrator
2 5 (8.33%) Consultant
2 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) MFC
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.33%) JDBC
4 2 (3.33%) JSF
4 2 (3.33%) JSP
4 2 (3.33%) Servlets
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) Swing
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) XHTML
4 2 (3.33%) XSL
4 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Replication
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) AIX
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Unix
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) SDLC
3 6 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.33%) Scrum
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (6.67%) MVC
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.00%) SOA
6 3 (5.00%) UML
6 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.33%) Network Design
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Tcl
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.33%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) MCSE
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) Samba
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
1 7 (11.67%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) IBM
5 7 (11.67%) Symantec
6 5 (8.33%) Acronis
6 5 (8.33%) F5
6 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) Veritas
7 4 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Lotus
8 3 (5.00%) Telerik
9 2 (3.33%) Brocade
9 2 (3.33%) Intel
9 2 (3.33%) NETGEAR
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) EMC
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