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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 3 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.36% 20.08% 14.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.58% 79.69% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 27
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.36 £16.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
38 64 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.38% 25.20% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 63
Median daily rate £375 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £135 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £15.36 £14.75 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +7.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.53 £41.25 £34.50
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 34 (41.46%) VMware
2 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 26 (31.71%) Linux
4 23 (28.05%) PaaS
4 23 (28.05%) IaaS
4 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
5 20 (24.39%) ITIL
5 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 20 (24.39%) Service Management
6 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
7 12 (14.63%) User Stories
7 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
9 10 (12.20%) Scrum
10 9 (10.98%) Cisco
10 9 (10.98%) MS Office
10 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
11 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
11 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
11 8 (9.76%) SQL
11 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
11 8 (9.76%) Citrix
11 8 (9.76%) CA
11 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
12 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.54%) Puppet
12 7 (8.54%) SCCM
13 6 (7.32%) Git (software)

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 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Office
2 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) IaaS
1 23 (28.05%) PaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Office 365
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) G Suite
5 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 3 (3.66%) LAN
2 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) VoIP
2 3 (3.66%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) DHCP
3 2 (2.44%) LDAP
3 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) Skype
4 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) Kalido
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) MSI
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.22%) WiX
General
1 2 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) IT Support
4 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.10%) Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (4.88%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Web Services
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) WCF
3 4 (4.88%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (3.66%) LINQ
4 3 (3.66%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (2.44%) JSP
5 2 (2.44%) RESTful
5 2 (2.44%) SOAP
5 2 (2.44%) XSLT
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) React
6 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.44%) FMCG
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) PKI
3 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.66%) Unix
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
1 20 (24.39%) Service Management
2 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) User Stories
3 10 (12.20%) Scrum
4 4 (4.88%) Analytics
4 4 (4.88%) DevOps
4 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.66%) OOP
6 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.44%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.44%) Change Management
6 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.44%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) C#
2 4 (4.88%) Java
2 4 (4.88%) PHP
3 3 (3.66%) VB
3 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) Groovy
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 2 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) MCP
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) RHCE
6 1 (1.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.88%) XenApp
4 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Terraform
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
4 2 (2.44%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) VMware
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco
4 8 (9.76%) CA
4 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 6 (7.32%) BMC
5 6 (7.32%) Remedy
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) Avaya
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) Splunk
8 2 (2.44%) Varonis
8 2 (2.44%) Wyse
9 1 (1.22%) AppSense
9 1 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.22%) CommVault
9 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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