Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 87 95 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 18.51% 13.83% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.31% 56.89% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 17
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.72%
10th Percentile £110 £162 £163
90th Percentile £488 £493 £426
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.70 £31.57 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.60% +142.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £17.50 £41.23 £24.58
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.97 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% -11.31% +9.09%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 122 167 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 25.96% 24.31% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 84 24
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -5.82%
10th Percentile £162 £248 £163
90th Percentile £490 £561 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.70 £31.57 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.60% +142.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £17.50 £41.23 £24.58
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +1.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Basingstoke

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Basingstoke

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Basingstoke

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (52.87%) Active Directory
2 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 40 (45.98%) Security Cleared
4 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
5 28 (32.18%) Linux
6 22 (25.29%) VMware
7 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
7 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
8 19 (21.84%) DevOps
8 19 (21.84%) ITIL
8 19 (21.84%) SCCM
9 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.54%) Subversion
10 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
13 14 (16.09%) HTML
13 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
13 14 (16.09%) Software Delivery
14 13 (14.94%) Ansible
14 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (14.94%) Selenium
15 12 (13.79%) Release Management
15 12 (13.79%) Atlassian
15 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.79%) Jenkins

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 8 (9.20%) Apache
2 7 (8.05%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.75%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) CMS
6 2 (2.30%) Drupal
6 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.30%) WordPress
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (13.79%) GitHub
4 6 (6.90%) Office 365
5 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) LAN
2 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.45%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) VPN
4 3 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) Skype
5 2 (2.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (10.34%) MySQL
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.30%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Subversion
3 13 (14.94%) Selenium
4 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.05%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) GitLab
6 2 (2.30%) Grunt
7 1 (1.15%) Babel
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.45%) Military
2 2 (2.30%) Electronics
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
4 11 (12.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.64%) Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (11.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (11.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Desktop Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) HTML
2 10 (11.49%) CSS
3 9 (10.34%) jQuery
4 8 (9.20%) Ajax
5 6 (6.90%) .NET
5 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.90%) LAMP
5 6 (6.90%) Web Services
6 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.75%) SOAP
7 4 (4.60%) CGI
8 3 (3.45%) HTML5
9 2 (2.30%) Angular 2
9 2 (2.30%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (2.30%) CSS3
10 1 (1.15%) Apache Axis
10 1 (1.15%) Browserify
10 1 (1.15%) React
10 1 (1.15%) Redux
10 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) PKI
2 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Life Science
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.30%) Debian
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) DevOps
1 19 (21.84%) ITIL
2 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
2 14 (16.09%) Software Delivery
3 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.79%) Auto-Scaling
4 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (13.79%) High Availability
4 12 (13.79%) Kanban
4 12 (13.79%) Release Management
4 12 (13.79%) Scrum
5 10 (11.49%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.75%) MVC
8 4 (4.60%) Open Source
8 4 (4.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Java
4 8 (9.20%) VB
5 6 (6.90%) PHP
6 5 (5.75%) Python
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) VBScript
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) C#
10 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (45.98%) Security Cleared
2 32 (36.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.30%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCIE
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (52.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.60%) Docker
6 3 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) SCCM
2 13 (14.94%) Ansible
3 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
3 12 (13.79%) Puppet
4 11 (12.64%) SCOM
5 4 (4.60%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.30%) SCSM
7 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.15%) Nagios
8 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.29%) VMware
3 12 (13.79%) Atlassian
3 12 (13.79%) Cisco
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle
5 8 (9.20%) HP
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix
7 6 (6.90%) Zend
8 5 (5.75%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.60%) Juniper
9 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.45%) NetApp
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.30%) EMC
11 2 (2.30%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.30%) Lumension
12 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
12 1 (1.15%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.15%) Splunk