The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 28.07% 31.34% 25.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 72.41% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £334 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £301 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £11.02 £17.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.20% -58.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.09 £11.00 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £44.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.58% 43.28% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
Average daily rate £350 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £11.02 £21.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% -46.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.30 £44.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Winchester region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Winchester region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) IBM
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) AIX
6 6 (17.65%) C
6 6 (17.65%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) Internet
6 6 (17.65%) Office 365
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (14.71%) SAN
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (14.71%) HACMP
7 5 (14.71%) Perl
7 5 (14.71%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.76%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) Veritas
8 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 1 (2.94%) Lync
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) FCoE
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) 4G
5 1 (2.94%) 3G
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
1 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Help Desk Support
1 8 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Junior
3 5 (14.71%) DBA
3 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) HACMP
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.88%) NetWare
6 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
2 3 (8.82%) Security Management
2 3 (8.82%) Information Security
3 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Use Case
3 2 (5.88%) Release Management
3 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.88%) V-Model
3 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) UML
4 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCNP
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) CCSE
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) GPFS
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Veritas
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Compaq
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
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