The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Winchester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 18.06% 9.09% 40.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 71.43% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £330 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.13 £15.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 37.50% 12.73% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Hampshire

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
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 23 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (15.79%) OCP
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) FCoE
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Build Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) NetWare
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) OCP
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCAA
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) CCENT
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Compaq
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
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