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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.00% 18.88% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.97% 63.37% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 36
Median daily rate £313 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £288 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £371 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £40.98 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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
59 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.94% 29.79% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 62
Median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.36% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £46.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
3 20 (24.39%) VMware
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.51%) SQL
6 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
7 14 (17.07%) PowerShell
8 13 (15.85%) .NET
9 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
9 11 (13.41%) ITIL
9 11 (13.41%) Unix
9 11 (13.41%) MS Office
9 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
9 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (13.41%) DevOps
10 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
10 10 (12.20%) IaaS
10 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (12.20%) PaaS
10 10 (12.20%) C#
10 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.98%) Service Management
11 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
11 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
11 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
11 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.76%) 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 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Office
2 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) IaaS
1 10 (12.20%) PaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) VoIP
3 4 (4.88%) DHCP
4 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 2 (2.44%) LDAP
5 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.44%) Skype
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) Firewall
6 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.44%) HDInsight
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) OLAP
5 1 (1.22%) OLTP
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.54%) Vagrant
2 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) MSI
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Toad
4 1 (1.22%) WiX
General
1 3 (3.66%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Developer
3 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) DBA
6 6 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.88%) WinForms
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) WCF
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.44%) CSS3
6 2 (2.44%) JMS
6 2 (2.44%) JSP
6 2 (2.44%) LINQ
6 2 (2.44%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) XML
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.22%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Statistics
4 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.54%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) DevOps
1 11 (13.41%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.98%) Service Management
3 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.32%) Migration
5 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.88%) Scrum
6 4 (4.88%) User Stories
7 3 (3.66%) Analytics
7 3 (3.66%) High Availability
7 3 (3.66%) OO
7 3 (3.66%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.66%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.44%) OOP
8 2 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.20%) C#
4 7 (8.54%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) Ruby
4 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.66%) C++
6 3 (3.66%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.44%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) MCP
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) SCOM
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.22%) Terraform
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) VMware
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) Avaya
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
7 2 (2.44%) Apple
7 2 (2.44%) Intel
7 2 (2.44%) Sun
7 2 (2.44%) Varonis
7 2 (2.44%) Wyse
7 2 (2.44%) Xerox
8 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Rally
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Serena
8 1 (1.22%) Symantec