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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 23.84% 18.06% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.47% 48.15% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 1
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£300 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.13 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.34% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £7.88 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
49 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 32.45% 37.50% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £8.18 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (51.79%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) AIX
4 20 (35.71%) SAN
4 20 (35.71%) Veritas
5 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.93%) Perl
5 19 (33.93%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (26.79%) iSCSI
7 15 (26.79%) FCoE
7 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
8 14 (25.00%) Migration
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.21%) Citrix
10 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (19.64%) SCCM
11 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
11 10 (17.86%) IBM
11 10 (17.86%) UNIX
12 9 (16.07%) ITIL
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.29%) Java
13 8 (14.29%) C
13 8 (14.29%) C++
13 8 (14.29%) OO
13 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
13 8 (14.29%) Test Automation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) SAN
2 19 (33.93%) Fibre Channel
3 15 (26.79%) FCoE
3 15 (26.79%) iSCSI
4 6 (10.71%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) Wireless
6 4 (7.14%) Internet
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) DNS
7 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Test Specialist
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Server Support
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Integrator
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) Ajax
1 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.79%) jQuery
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) HACMP
3 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.79%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) AIX
3 10 (17.86%) UNIX
4 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.93%) HPUX
5 5 (8.93%) Solaris
6 4 (7.14%) NetWare
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Migration
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
5 9 (16.07%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.36%) System Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.57%) CRM
10 2 (3.57%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.79%) Web Development
11 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Perl
2 8 (14.29%) C
2 8 (14.29%) C++
2 8 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Korn
4 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.14%) GPFS
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) Veritas
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) IBM
6 6 (10.71%) Apple
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle
7 5 (8.93%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) Altiris
7 5 (8.93%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) Compaq
8 4 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 4 (7.14%) AppSense
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco
10 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) Adobe
10 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) Sophos
10 1 (1.79%) Proofpoint
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