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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 12.77% 16.35% 30.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 61.90% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 9
Median daily rate £425 £315 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £8.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
42 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 29.79% 26.42% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 12
Median daily rate £425 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £165 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +360.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, 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 26 (56.52%) Linux
1 26 (56.52%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) Perl
4 14 (30.43%) AIX
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Citrix
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 11 (23.91%) Veritas
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
8 9 (19.57%) SAN
8 9 (19.57%) Unix
9 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
9 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
9 8 (17.39%) FCoE
9 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
10 7 (15.22%) vSphere
10 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (15.22%) Smart Meter
10 7 (15.22%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server

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 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) SAN
2 8 (17.39%) FCoE
2 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 5 (10.87%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) 2G
6 1 (2.17%) 3G
6 1 (2.17%) IPv6
6 1 (2.17%) LTE
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) VoLTE
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.35%) JMeter
2 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (8.70%) Banking
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (10.87%) Test Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Server Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Support
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Junior
5 3 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Server Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Spring
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSL
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
2 7 (15.22%) Smart Meter
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) AIX
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.57%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) HPUX
10 1 (2.17%) NetWare
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Case Management
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.87%) V-Model
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Perl
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.22%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) vSphere
4 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 6 (13.04%) XenServer
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) Veritas
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) Lotus
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Northgate
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy