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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.81% 22.73% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 54.88% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 7
Median daily rate £415 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £177 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £21.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
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
50 82 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 33.78% 41.41% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 9
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 13 (36.11%) Perl
4 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Smart Meter
5 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.22%) Puppet
5 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (22.22%) DevOps
5 8 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (22.22%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 7 (19.44%) Unix
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) Spring
6 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 6 (16.67%) JIRA
7 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.67%) CSS
7 6 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) C#

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 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) VLAN
2 4 (11.11%) FCoE
2 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 4 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) 2.5G
4 1 (2.78%) 2G
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) IPv6
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.56%) JMeter
3 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) Spring
2 6 (16.67%) CSS
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 5 (13.89%) LINQ
3 5 (13.89%) LINQ to SQL
3 5 (13.89%) WCF
4 4 (11.11%) Ajax
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) XSL
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Case Management
5 5 (13.89%) OOP
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
5 5 (13.89%) V-Model
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) OWASP
7 3 (8.33%) Release Management
7 3 (8.33%) Secure Coding
7 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Northgate
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy