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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 17.81% 9.80% 38.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 71.43% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.13 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 36.99% 13.73% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
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 17 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 17 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 (35.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (15.00%) OCP
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Junior
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (10.00%) IT Support
2 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) DBA
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) NetWare
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) OCP
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) CCENT
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) CCAA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Compaq
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
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