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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 16.32% 24.67% 20.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.49% 74.00% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 3
Median daily rate £295 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Median hourly rate £38.50 £21.50 £8.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.06% +145.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £8.68 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
53 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.89% 33.33% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 12
Median daily rate £300 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.48 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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
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 2 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Citrix
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) AIX
5 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
5 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (30.43%) Veritas
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (19.57%) XenApp
9 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
9 9 (19.57%) Perl
10 8 (17.39%) Unix
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) SAN
10 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) vSphere
10 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
10 8 (17.39%) FCoE
10 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (15.22%) XenServer
11 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.04%) MS Office

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
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) FCoE
1 8 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
1 6 (13.04%) Server Support
1 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix Support
2 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Test Specialist
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Support
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (8.70%) Junior
3 4 (8.70%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) AIX
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) HPUX
9 1 (2.17%) NetWare
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
2 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (8.70%) V-Model
7 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) Case Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Perl
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
1 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) XenApp
3 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) GPFS
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Citrix
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) Veritas
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy