The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 10 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 17.35% 10.71% 32.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 41.67% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Median daily rate £431 £314 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.38% +12.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £8.68 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.64% -66.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £8.68 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £8.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

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
31 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.63% 25.71% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 8
Median daily rate £438 £363 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £8.68 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.69% -78.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Winchester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.81%) Citrix
6 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
6 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) XenServer
7 7 (22.58%) Unix
8 6 (19.35%) OOP
8 6 (19.35%) N-Tier
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) LINQ
8 6 (19.35%) LINQ to SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.90%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.23%) PC Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
1 6 (19.35%) CSS
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) jQuery
1 6 (19.35%) LINQ
1 6 (19.35%) LINQ to SQL
1 6 (19.35%) WCF
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) Ajax
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.90%) Smart Meter
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Biometrics
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) HACMP
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) OOP
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) OWASP
3 4 (12.90%) Secure Coding
4 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Records Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) SFIA
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSD
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) XenServer
4 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) QRadar
3 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (6.45%) Arqiva
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) SAP