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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.20% 18.05% 17.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.68% 69.57% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 37
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £149 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Median hourly rate £15.56 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £17.10 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
37 69 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.80% 25.94% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 73
Median daily rate £375 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 30 (40.00%) VMware
2 29 (38.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.00%) Linux
5 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
6 18 (24.00%) PaaS
6 18 (24.00%) IaaS
7 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (21.33%) Service Management
9 15 (20.00%) ITIL
10 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (14.67%) Cisco
12 10 (13.33%) MS Office
12 10 (13.33%) Scrum
13 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.00%) SCCM
13 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
14 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
14 8 (10.67%) User Stories
14 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.67%) SQL
14 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
14 8 (10.67%) Citrix
14 8 (10.67%) CA
15 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
15 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
15 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
15 7 (9.33%) Puppet

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 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) IaaS
1 18 (24.00%) PaaS
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Office 365
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.00%) VoIP
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
3 2 (2.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Kalido
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) NuGet
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Electronics
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (9.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Deskside Support
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.00%) LINQ
3 3 (4.00%) WCF
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.67%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (2.67%) RESTful
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.33%) SignalR
5 1 (1.33%) STL
5 1 (1.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.67%) FMCG
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) iSeries
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.67%) Unix
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.33%) Android
10 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Service Management
2 15 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) User Stories
6 4 (5.33%) DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.67%) Analytics
8 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) OOP
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) PHP
4 3 (4.00%) C++
4 3 (4.00%) Python
4 3 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.67%) Groovy
5 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCDP
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) MCITP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) RHCE
6 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) vSphere
3 4 (5.33%) XenApp
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.67%) XenServer
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 3 (4.00%) Terraform
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
5 2 (2.67%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) VMware
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco
4 8 (10.67%) CA
4 8 (10.67%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) BMC
5 5 (6.67%) Remedy
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) HP
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) Lotus
8 2 (2.67%) Splunk
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 2 (2.67%) Varonis
8 2 (2.67%) Wyse
9 1 (1.33%) AppSense
9 1 (1.33%) CommVault
9 1 (1.33%) Google
9 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 days ago