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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 21.08% 31.03% 37.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.71% 90.00% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -20.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £7.97 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
70 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 37.84% 34.48% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 20
Average daily rate £338 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.18 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.81% +40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £7.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 34 (47.89%) VMware
2 33 (46.48%) Linux
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 24 (33.80%) SQL
5 20 (28.17%) Migration
6 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
6 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
7 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (25.35%) vSphere
8 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
9 15 (21.13%) ITIL
10 13 (18.31%) Perl
10 13 (18.31%) Firewall
10 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.90%) Data Migration
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle
11 12 (16.90%) Citrix
12 11 (15.49%) SAN
12 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (14.08%) WAN
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.68%) LAN
14 9 (12.68%) Project Management
14 9 (12.68%) XenApp
14 9 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
15 8 (11.27%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) SAN
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 9 (12.68%) LAN
5 8 (11.27%) Wireless
6 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (9.86%) IPv4
6 7 (9.86%) IPv6
7 6 (8.45%) SNMP
7 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.45%) FCoE
8 4 (5.63%) Internet
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) VPN
10 1 (1.41%) DNS
10 1 (1.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (12.68%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Monitoring Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) DBA
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) CSS
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) Ajax
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) CMDB
5 2 (2.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) HACMP
6 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.27%) UNIX
4 8 (11.27%) AIX
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Migration
2 15 (21.13%) ITIL
3 12 (16.90%) Data Migration
4 9 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (12.68%) Project Management
5 7 (9.86%) Dependency Management
6 6 (8.45%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.23%) OO
8 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.82%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) High Availability
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Perl
3 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) C
6 2 (2.82%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (25.35%) vSphere
2 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.68%) XenApp
4 7 (9.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) SCOM
2 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) VMware
2 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) Citrix
4 8 (11.27%) Veritas
4 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.45%) AppSense
5 6 (8.45%) ComArch
5 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.23%) Sophos
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Compaq
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago