The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.72% 19.09% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.19% 68.93% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 34
Median daily rate £294 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £275 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £363 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £26.63 £31.80
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 Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.26% 27.69% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 82 60
Median daily rate £289 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £32.75 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (30.34%) Linux
2 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
4 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.10%) VMware
6 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.85%) SQL
7 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
8 14 (15.73%) DevOps
9 13 (14.61%) MS Office
10 12 (13.48%) ITIL
10 12 (13.48%) Unix
10 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
10 12 (13.48%) .NET
10 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
10 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
10 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.36%) Migration
12 10 (11.24%) Oracle
12 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
13 9 (10.11%) C#
13 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.11%) CMS
14 8 (8.99%) Service Management
14 8 (8.99%) DNS
14 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
14 8 (8.99%) CSS
14 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.11%) CMS
2 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.74%) Apache
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) IaaS
1 6 (6.74%) PaaS
2 5 (5.62%) Office 365
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
2 5 (5.62%) DHCP
3 4 (4.49%) WAN
4 3 (3.37%) LAN
4 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.37%) VoIP
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.12%) IPsec
6 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.12%) LDAP
6 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.12%) Skype
6 1 (1.12%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.25%) HDInsight
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) OLAP
5 1 (1.12%) OLTP
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.87%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) MSI
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.12%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) Toad
5 1 (1.12%) WiX
General
1 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
1 3 (3.37%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
4 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
5 6 (6.74%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) CSS
3 7 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.62%) HTML
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.49%) JMS
5 4 (4.49%) WinForms
6 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.25%) CSS3
6 2 (2.25%) JSP
6 2 (2.25%) WCF
7 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.12%) Breeze.js
7 1 (1.12%) Durandal
7 1 (1.12%) Express
7 1 (1.12%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Clustering
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) Statistics
4 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
5 12 (13.48%) Unix
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.87%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.25%) Android
11 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.25%) Solaris
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.12%) CentOS
12 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) DevOps
2 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.48%) ITIL
3 11 (12.36%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Service Management
5 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
7 5 (5.62%) Content Management
7 5 (5.62%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.49%) User Stories
9 3 (3.37%) Analytics
9 3 (3.37%) Line Management
9 3 (3.37%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.37%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (3.37%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.37%) Software Licensing
9 3 (3.37%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.11%) C#
4 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.87%) Python
5 7 (7.87%) Ruby
5 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) C++
7 2 (2.25%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.25%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) CCSA
5 1 (1.12%) CCSE
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) RHCE
5 1 (1.12%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.12%) NFS
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
3 6 (6.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle
4 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.62%) Avaya
5 5 (5.62%) HP
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Symantec
8 2 (2.25%) Apple
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco
8 2 (2.25%) Intel
8 2 (2.25%) Sun
8 2 (2.25%) Xerox
9 1 (1.12%) BMC
9 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) EMC
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) Juniper
9 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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