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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 26.00% 11.48% 11.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.86% 53.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £263 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £88 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £446 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £8.68 £30.13 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.18% +25.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 28.00% 21.31% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate £288 £438 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £88 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £8.68 £30.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.18% +100.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 26 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) UNIX
4 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) IBM
5 8 (25.81%) AIX
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.13%) HACMP
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) SCCM
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.90%) Apple
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) Veritas
9 4 (12.90%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) FCoE
4 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) 3G
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) 4G
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) DBA
1 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (16.13%) SQL DBA
2 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Server Support
3 3 (9.68%) Junior
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support
4 2 (6.45%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) HACMP
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) AIX
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.68%) Solaris
9 2 (6.45%) HPUX
9 2 (6.45%) NetWare
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
2 3 (9.68%) Security Management
2 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Use Case
3 2 (6.45%) Release Management
3 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.45%) V-Model
3 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C++
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Korn
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) CCSE
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.45%) GPFS
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Altiris
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 2 (6.45%) Compaq
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Hitachi