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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 25.81% 20.34% 21.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 60.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £214 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.59% -31.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £465 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £8.68 £45.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.71% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.21 £22.60 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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
17 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.42% 33.90% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate £350 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £88 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £8.68 £17.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.94% -48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £17.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) AIX
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
6 6 (18.18%) MS Office
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.15%) Office 365
7 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (15.15%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) HACMP
7 5 (15.15%) Firewall
7 5 (15.15%) C
7 5 (15.15%) C++
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Perl
8 4 (12.12%) SAN
8 4 (12.12%) Veritas

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.06%) FCoE
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
5 1 (3.03%) 4G
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
3 5 (15.15%) Junior
3 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) HACMP
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.21%) AIX
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) HPUX
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
2 3 (9.09%) Security Management
2 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.06%) ERP
3 2 (6.06%) Use Case
3 2 (6.06%) Release Management
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) V-Model
3 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.03%) OOD
4 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
1 5 (15.15%) C++
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) Korn
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCNP
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) GPFS
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Veritas
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) Compaq
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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