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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 39.22% 8.00% 21.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.96% 100.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£280 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.88 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £15.58 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.18 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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
23 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 45.10% 8.00% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £285 £438 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.85% +32.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.25 £18.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.94% +34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) AIX
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (35.29%) iSCSI
4 12 (35.29%) FCoE
4 12 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (35.29%) Perl
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) SAN
4 12 (35.29%) Veritas
4 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 8 (23.53%) UNIX
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.59%) IBM
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.59%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) Apple
9 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) C
10 5 (14.71%) C++
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) iSCSI
1 12 (35.29%) FCoE
1 12 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Test Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support
2 6 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) DBA
4 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.88%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) PC Support
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) HACMP
2 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) AIX
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) OO
3 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C
2 5 (14.71%) C++
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Veritas
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) IBM
5 6 (17.65%) Apple
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) Altiris
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee
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