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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.25% 17.83% 15.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.13% 64.91% 55.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 38
Median daily rate £325 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £291 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
64 114 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.36% 27.47% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 62
Median daily rate £390 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £290 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.63%) Linux
3 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.47%) Windows Server
5 22 (22.45%) Oracle
6 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
7 18 (18.37%) VMware
7 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
9 16 (16.33%) MS Office
9 16 (16.33%) DevOps
9 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
11 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 12 (12.24%) Unix
12 12 (12.24%) Migration
13 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
13 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (10.20%) Office 365
14 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
15 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (9.18%) .NET
15 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.18%) SCCM
15 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
15 9 (9.18%) Puppet
15 9 (9.18%) 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 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.16%) CMS
4 6 (6.12%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.08%) Apache
7 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Network Security
2 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.10%) DNS
3 5 (5.10%) WAN
4 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 3 (3.06%) DHCP
5 3 (3.06%) Firewall
5 3 (3.06%) VoIP
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.04%) CTI
6 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) IPsec
7 1 (1.02%) OSPF
7 1 (1.02%) Skype
7 1 (1.02%) SSL
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.04%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.16%) Vagrant
3 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.04%) Moq
4 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.02%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Publishing
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.33%) Developer
2 14 (14.29%) Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) DBA
5 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) CSS
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
2 8 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (8.16%) SOAP
3 6 (6.12%) EJB
3 6 (6.12%) J2EE
3 6 (6.12%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) JMS
5 3 (3.06%) WinForms
6 2 (2.04%) COM
6 2 (2.04%) LINQ
6 2 (2.04%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.04%) REST
6 2 (2.04%) STL
6 2 (2.04%) WCF
6 2 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Statistics
5 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.06%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.04%) CMDB
6 2 (2.04%) HACMP
6 2 (2.04%) Handset
6 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.24%) Unix
5 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.16%) Mac OS X
7 8 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.08%) Solaris
11 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.04%) AIX
12 2 (2.04%) HPUX
12 2 (2.04%) NetWare
12 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) DevOps
2 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.31%) Scrum
3 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.24%) Migration
5 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.16%) Content Management
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.16%) ITIL
7 7 (7.14%) Service Management
7 7 (7.14%) UML
8 6 (6.12%) Process Management
8 6 (6.12%) SOA
9 5 (5.10%) Line Management
9 5 (5.10%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Software Licensing
9 5 (5.10%) System Testing
10 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.08%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.16%) Java
3 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.16%) Python
3 8 (8.16%) Ruby
3 8 (8.16%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (6.12%) C++
6 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.08%) Perl
7 3 (3.06%) C
7 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.04%) Korn
9 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) CCNP
5 1 (1.02%) CCSA
5 1 (1.02%) CCSE
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) MCITP
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCTS
5 1 (1.02%) OCP
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.02%) RHCE
5 1 (1.02%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.12%) XenApp
4 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) XenServer
5 4 (4.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.04%) GPFS
7 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.02%) NFS
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Puppet
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.45%) Oracle
3 18 (18.37%) VMware
4 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.16%) Citrix
6 6 (6.12%) HP
6 6 (6.12%) Serena
7 4 (4.08%) Avaya
7 4 (4.08%) BT
7 4 (4.08%) Cisco
8 3 (3.06%) EMC
8 3 (3.06%) IBM
8 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 2 (2.04%) Compaq
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.04%) Juniper
9 2 (2.04%) Sun
9 2 (2.04%) Veritas
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
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