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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.32% 23.05% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 71.96% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 30
Median daily rate £313 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £275 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
57 107 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.26% 32.04% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 84 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 £170 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 18 (20.69%) DevOps
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
5 16 (18.39%) VMware
6 15 (17.24%) Unix
7 14 (16.09%) Oracle
7 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.09%) WebLogic
8 13 (14.94%) Migration
8 13 (14.94%) MS Office
8 13 (14.94%) SQL
9 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
9 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
9 12 (13.79%) Puppet
10 11 (12.64%) Vagrant
10 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (12.64%) Ruby
10 11 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
10 11 (12.64%) Python
11 10 (11.49%) ITIL
11 10 (11.49%) .NET
11 10 (11.49%) Red Hat

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 14 (16.09%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Apache
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Office
2 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 6 (6.90%) DHCP
3 4 (4.60%) LAN
3 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.60%) WAN
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (2.30%) Network Security
5 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) HTTP
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.15%) SMTP
6 1 (1.15%) SSH
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.30%) HDInsight
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) OLTP
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.64%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 3 (3.45%) Multimedia
1 3 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Legal
2 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Developer
3 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (11.49%) .NET
3 8 (9.20%) CSS
4 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 4 (4.60%) JMS
5 4 (4.60%) WinForms
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.30%) CSS3
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Replication
4 4 (4.60%) Statistics
5 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.15%) HACMP
7 1 (1.15%) Handset
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
2 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (17.24%) Unix
4 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.45%) Solaris
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.30%) Android
11 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.15%) AIX
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.15%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) DevOps
2 13 (14.94%) Migration
3 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.49%) ITIL
5 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 5 (5.75%) Content Management
6 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.45%) High Availability
8 3 (3.45%) Information Management
8 3 (3.45%) Line Management
8 3 (3.45%) OO
8 3 (3.45%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.45%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 11 (12.64%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) C#
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.45%) C
7 3 (3.45%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) Java
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) Korn
9 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.15%) CCSA
5 1 (1.15%) CCSE
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) OCP
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.15%) RHCE
5 1 (1.15%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) XenApp
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.15%) GPFS
6 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) NFS
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) SCCM
3 6 (6.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.15%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) VMware
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle
4 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.05%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) HP
7 4 (4.60%) Symantec
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) Serena
9 2 (2.30%) Apple
9 2 (2.30%) EMC
9 2 (2.30%) IBM
9 2 (2.30%) Intel
9 2 (2.30%) Juniper
9 2 (2.30%) Sun
9 2 (2.30%) Veritas
9 2 (2.30%) Xerox
10 1 (1.15%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.15%) NetApp
10 1 (1.15%) Nokia
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