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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.06% 33.82% 12.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.11% 76.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate £338 £285 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £280 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £8.68 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.20% +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
38 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 23.90% 44.12% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 2
Average daily rate £388 £288 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £8.68 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.20% +129.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 27 (61.36%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (47.73%) Linux
4 19 (43.18%) Citrix
5 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (27.27%) vSphere
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle
11 11 (25.00%) Unix
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.45%) Driving Licence
13 8 (18.18%) XenApp
13 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 8 (18.18%) ITIL
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 7 (15.91%) Veritas
14 7 (15.91%) AIX
14 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
14 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (13.64%) Office 365
15 6 (13.64%) Project Management
15 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (13.64%) SCCM
15 6 (13.64%) Firewall
15 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Wireless
3 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) FCoE
4 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) IPv4
5 2 (4.55%) IPv6
5 2 (4.55%) VLAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) SNMP
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Server Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Database Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) IT Support
4 3 (6.82%) Server Support
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) PDA
6 1 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 21 (47.73%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Unix
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) AIX
6 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.27%) vSphere
3 8 (18.18%) XenApp
4 5 (11.36%) XenServer
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Citrix
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle
5 7 (15.91%) Veritas
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Altiris
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) ComArch
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago