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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 77 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.20% 14.96% 16.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% 54.55% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 28
Average daily rate
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£385 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £104 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £68.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +2.64%
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
119 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.13% 27.42% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 41
Average daily rate £385 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £113 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 65 (48.51%) Linux
2 41 (30.60%) Configuration Management
3 39 (29.10%) Puppet
4 38 (28.36%) Jenkins
5 37 (27.61%) Python
6 36 (26.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (26.12%) PowerShell
8 30 (22.39%) Ruby
8 30 (22.39%) UNIX
9 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
9 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
9 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
11 25 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
12 23 (17.16%) Shell Script
12 23 (17.16%) Mac OS X
13 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
13 21 (15.67%) Scrum
14 19 (14.18%) SC Cleared
15 18 (13.43%) VMware
15 18 (13.43%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (11.94%) DevOps
18 15 (11.19%) Vagrant
19 14 (10.45%) TCP/IP
19 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (10.45%) QA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (9.70%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.99%) JBoss
4 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.49%) Lync
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Office
2 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) Heroku
3 9 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.72%) WAN
2 9 (6.72%) Firewall
3 7 (5.22%) DNS
3 7 (5.22%) LAN
3 7 (5.22%) Network Security
4 6 (4.48%) SAN
4 6 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.73%) Modbus
5 5 (3.73%) MQTT
5 5 (3.73%) Internet
6 3 (2.24%) SSL
6 3 (2.24%) FTP
6 3 (2.24%) HTTP
6 3 (2.24%) LDAP
6 3 (2.24%) SMTP
6 3 (2.24%) IPsec
6 3 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.24%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.24%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (28.36%) Jenkins
2 36 (26.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) MSI
7 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.24%) Retail
2 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Analyst
5 9 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Network Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
2 8 (5.97%) J2EE
2 8 (5.97%) EJB
2 8 (5.97%) SOAP
2 8 (5.97%) Web Services
3 5 (3.73%) WebSockets
4 4 (2.99%) HTML
5 3 (2.24%) HTML5
5 3 (2.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.75%) CSS3
6 1 (0.75%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) Flash
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) Django
6 1 (0.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.99%) PKI
2 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) CESG
4 2 (1.49%) Clustering
4 2 (1.49%) EPoS
4 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.51%) Linux
2 30 (22.39%) UNIX
3 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
4 23 (17.16%) Mac OS X
5 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.96%) Windows XP
8 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Configuration Management
2 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (15.67%) Scrum
5 16 (11.94%) DevOps
6 14 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (5.97%) UML
8 7 (5.22%) Migration
9 6 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.48%) Process Management
9 6 (4.48%) SOA
9 6 (4.48%) ITIL
10 5 (3.73%) Change Control
11 4 (2.99%) Multithreading
11 4 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.24%) SIEM
12 3 (2.24%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (2.24%) OO
12 3 (2.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) Python
2 35 (26.12%) PowerShell
3 30 (22.39%) Ruby
4 23 (17.16%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.70%) Java
6 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.46%) C#
8 8 (5.97%) Go
9 6 (4.48%) SQL
10 4 (2.99%) IronPython
11 2 (1.49%) VB
11 2 (1.49%) C
11 2 (1.49%) Perl
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.75%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) Delphi
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.24%) MCSE
4 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.24%) MCDST
4 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.49%) MCSA
5 2 (1.49%) MCP
5 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 2 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.99%) vSphere
5 3 (2.24%) Snort
6 2 (1.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (29.10%) Puppet
2 15 (11.19%) Vagrant
3 9 (6.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.49%) WMI
4 2 (1.49%) SCOM
4 2 (1.49%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.43%) VMware
3 11 (8.21%) Citrix
4 10 (7.46%) Oracle
5 9 (6.72%) Cisco
6 6 (4.48%) HP
7 4 (2.99%) Websense
8 3 (2.24%) Lumension
8 3 (2.24%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.24%) Intel
8 3 (2.24%) McAfee
8 3 (2.24%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.49%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.49%) Mitel
9 2 (1.49%) Avaya
9 2 (1.49%) Juniper
9 2 (1.49%) NetApp
9 2 (1.49%) Lotus
9 2 (1.49%) Sophos
9 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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