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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 15.00% 20.67% 15.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.92% 68.89% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 1
Median daily rate £333 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Median hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £8.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% +263.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £8.68 £7.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
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
52 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 28.89% 30.00% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 8
Median daily rate £381 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £218 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £8.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +354.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £8.68 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 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 25 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 27 (56.25%) Linux
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (33.33%) AIX
3 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.25%) Citrix
4 14 (29.17%) Veritas
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (22.92%) Perl
7 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (18.75%) Unix
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 8 (16.67%) iSCSI
9 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) SAN
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) XenApp
9 8 (16.67%) vSphere
9 8 (16.67%) FCoE
9 8 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.50%) SCCM
11 6 (12.50%) ISTQB

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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) FCoE
1 8 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) VLAN
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.08%) 2.5G
4 1 (2.08%) 2G
4 1 (2.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
4 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.08%) SMS
4 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Server Support
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Citrix Support
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Test Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.25%) Office 365 Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Project Office Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) HACMP
4 1 (2.08%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) AIX
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Unix
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) NetWare
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) V-Model
6 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Case Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.25%) High Availability
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Perl
3 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) XenApp
4 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.50%) XenServer
6 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) Citrix
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Veritas
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy