The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.03% 20.92% 16.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 85.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £126 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £17.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
91 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.20% 24.62% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £441 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -43.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £9.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 34 (37.36%) Windows 7
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (23.08%) VMware
5 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
6 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (19.78%) SQL
7 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
7 15 (16.48%) Citrix
8 14 (15.38%) C#
8 14 (15.38%) Migration
9 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (14.29%) ITIL
9 13 (14.29%) Linux
9 13 (14.29%) Python
10 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
10 12 (13.19%) Modbus
10 12 (13.19%) MQTT
10 12 (13.19%) WebSockets
10 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.09%) Windows XP
12 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.99%) MS Office
13 9 (9.89%) SCCM
14 8 (8.79%) Finance
14 8 (8.79%) Intel
14 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.19%) Modbus
2 12 (13.19%) MQTT
3 7 (7.69%) WAN
3 7 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) SAN
4 5 (5.49%) DNS
5 3 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.20%) NAS
6 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.20%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) LDAP
7 1 (1.10%) IPv4
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (1.10%) WLAN
7 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.10%) TETRA
7 1 (1.10%) DMZ
7 1 (1.10%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Informix
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.10%) MSI
1 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Desktop Support
3 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Designer
4 8 (8.79%) Designer
4 8 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
1 12 (13.19%) WebSockets
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) WinForms
3 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.20%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) DTV
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) MPEG
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.10%) Kindle
4 1 (1.10%) STB
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows 7
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.29%) Linux
5 11 (12.09%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.69%) UNIX
7 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.49%) Solaris
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.20%) AIX
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Migration
2 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.49%) Project Management
4 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.30%) Budget Control
5 3 (3.30%) SIEM
5 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) People Management
5 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.20%) Document Management
6 2 (2.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.10%) B2B
7 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 14 (15.38%) C#
3 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.10%) VBScript
6 1 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.59%) CCNA
5 5 (5.49%) CCNP
5 5 (5.49%) Degree
6 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.40%) VCP5
6 4 (4.40%) MCSE
7 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) MCTS
8 1 (1.10%) MCSA
8 1 (1.10%) MCP
8 1 (1.10%) MCDST
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.49%) vSphere
4 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.30%) Snort
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.08%) VMware
3 15 (16.48%) Citrix
4 8 (8.79%) Intel
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) EMC
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.20%) Brocade
8 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.20%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) Veritas
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) Borland
9 1 (1.10%) CA
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
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