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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 20.81% 19.18% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.89% 51.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £390 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £30.75 £8.68 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.26% -34.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £7.95 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.28 £15.90
UK excluding London average 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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 30.20% 36.99% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 6
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £408 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £8.68 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+360.82% -34.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 31 (52.54%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) AIX
3 23 (38.98%) SAN
3 23 (38.98%) Veritas
4 22 (37.29%) Perl
4 22 (37.29%) Fibre Channel
5 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (30.51%) iSCSI
6 18 (30.51%) FCoE
6 18 (30.51%) Software Testing
7 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.42%) Migration
9 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
9 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
10 11 (18.64%) IBM
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.95%) Citrix
12 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
12 9 (15.25%) C
12 9 (15.25%) C++
12 9 (15.25%) Java
12 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
12 9 (15.25%) SCCM
13 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 8 (13.56%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) SAN
2 22 (37.29%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (30.51%) iSCSI
3 18 (30.51%) FCoE
4 6 (10.17%) Firewall
5 5 (8.47%) LAN
5 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 5 (8.47%) Wireless
6 4 (6.78%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Test Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.08%) Junior
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Integrator
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Server Support
9 2 (3.39%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) Ajax
1 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.78%) HACMP
4 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.69%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 23 (38.98%) AIX
3 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.17%) UNIX
5 5 (8.47%) HPUX
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 4 (6.78%) NetWare
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Migration
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
5 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) System Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.39%) Project Management
10 2 (3.39%) CRM
10 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.69%) ERP
11 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Perl
2 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
2 9 (15.25%) C
2 9 (15.25%) C++
2 9 (15.25%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.78%) Korn
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.86%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.47%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) GPFS
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 23 (38.98%) Veritas
3 11 (18.64%) IBM
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) EMC
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 5 (8.47%) AppSense
6 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
6 4 (6.78%) Compaq
7 2 (3.39%) Altiris
7 2 (3.39%) Apple
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Proofpoint
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