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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.63% 19.19% 17.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.01% 52.59% 67.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 29
Average daily rate £325 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £269 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Average hourly rate £29.25 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £12.42 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £22.50 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
71 135 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.00% 36.49% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 42
Average daily rate £394 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £275 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -14.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.00%) Linux
3 29 (26.36%) Windows Server
4 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (19.09%) Security Cleared
7 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 19 (17.27%) SC Cleared
8 19 (17.27%) VMware
9 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (16.36%) Oracle
9 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
11 16 (14.55%) Unix
11 16 (14.55%) Shell Script
11 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
11 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
12 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (13.64%) SQL
13 14 (12.73%) MS Office
13 14 (12.73%) ITIL
13 14 (12.73%) Python
13 14 (12.73%) Mac OS X
13 14 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (12.73%) Ruby
13 14 (12.73%) Vagrant
13 14 (12.73%) Jenkins
13 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.73%) Puppet
14 13 (11.82%) Scrum

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.64%) IIS
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.73%) CMS
8 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.09%) Network Security
3 6 (5.45%) CTI
4 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 4 (3.64%) WAN
5 3 (2.73%) DNS
5 3 (2.73%) Firewall
5 3 (2.73%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.91%) DVB
7 1 (0.91%) OSPF
7 1 (0.91%) SSH
7 1 (0.91%) VLAN
7 1 (0.91%) VPN
7 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) MySQL
2 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.73%) Vagrant
3 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.45%) Moq
5 5 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.64%) JIRA
6 4 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Developer
2 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Designer
5 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Designer
6 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.27%) Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.36%) Wintel Architect
8 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Development Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (10.91%) SOAP
3 10 (9.09%) .NET
4 9 (8.18%) Web Services
5 6 (5.45%) COM
5 6 (5.45%) EJB
5 6 (5.45%) J2EE
5 6 (5.45%) LINQ
5 6 (5.45%) NHibernate
5 6 (5.45%) REST
5 6 (5.45%) STL
5 6 (5.45%) WCF
5 6 (5.45%) XML
6 3 (2.73%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) HTML
6 3 (2.73%) WPF
7 2 (1.82%) WinForms
8 1 (0.91%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) CMDB
4 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.82%) HACMP
4 2 (1.82%) Handset
4 2 (1.82%) PMI
4 2 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Linux
2 29 (26.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.55%) Unix
4 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (12.73%) Mac OS X
7 10 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.64%) AIX
11 2 (1.82%) HPUX
11 2 (1.82%) NetWare
11 2 (1.82%) Solaris
11 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.91%) Android
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (12.73%) ITIL
4 13 (11.82%) Scrum
5 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.09%) DevOps
7 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 6 (5.45%) Migration
8 6 (5.45%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.45%) OOD
8 6 (5.45%) Process Management
8 6 (5.45%) Service Management
8 6 (5.45%) SOA
8 6 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.45%) UML
9 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.55%) Shell Script
3 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 14 (12.73%) Python
4 14 (12.73%) Ruby
5 10 (9.09%) C#
6 9 (8.18%) C++
7 8 (7.27%) Java
8 3 (2.73%) C
8 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.73%) Perl
8 3 (2.73%) VB
8 3 (2.73%) VB6
9 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.82%) Korn
10 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.27%) MCSE
5 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) CCNA
6 1 (0.91%) CCNP
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) MCITP
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) MCTS
6 1 (0.91%) VCP5
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) XenApp
4 4 (3.64%) XenServer
5 3 (2.73%) vSphere
6 2 (1.82%) GPFS
6 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.91%) Firmware
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) SCCM
3 5 (4.55%) SCOM
4 2 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.91%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.27%) VMware
3 18 (16.36%) Oracle
4 10 (9.09%) HP
5 8 (7.27%) Intel
5 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.36%) Serena
7 6 (5.45%) Citrix
8 4 (3.64%) Avaya
8 4 (3.64%) BT
8 4 (3.64%) EMC
8 4 (3.64%) IBM
9 3 (2.73%) Cisco
10 2 (1.82%) Compaq
10 2 (1.82%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.82%) Veeam
10 2 (1.82%) Veritas
11 1 (0.91%) Acronis
11 1 (0.91%) Lumension
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