Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 97 46 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 16.61% 12.67% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.82% 75.41% 58.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 34
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £315 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.02% +7.23% -15.47%
10th Percentile £196 £99 £136
90th Percentile £508 £450 £429
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 21
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.00% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.63
90th Percentile £41.12 £13.95 £19.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.83 £14.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +5.93% -11.73% +9.38%

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 152 61 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 26.03% 16.80% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 22 74
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £344 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -3.85% +2.14%
10th Percentile £213 £118 £208
90th Percentile £577 £496 £457
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 22
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £13.00 £14.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.00% -9.01% +19.06%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.64
90th Percentile £41.12 £14.00 £19.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +35.59% -15.71% +16.67%

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 12 December 2017.

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

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (57.73%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
4 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
5 23 (23.71%) Web Services
6 22 (22.68%) DNS
7 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
8 20 (20.62%) VMware
9 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
10 16 (16.49%) SOAP
10 16 (16.49%) ITIL
10 16 (16.49%) Java
10 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
10 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.40%) Oracle
13 13 (13.40%) WAN
14 12 (12.37%) Unix
14 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.34%) VPN
15 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (11.34%) Degree
16 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
16 10 (10.31%) SCCM
16 10 (10.31%) SQL
16 10 (10.31%) HTML
16 10 (10.31%) MySQL

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 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) JBoss
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) SaaS
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) G Suite
4 1 (1.03%) npm
4 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) DNS
2 13 (13.40%) WAN
3 11 (11.34%) VPN
4 10 (10.31%) Firewall
5 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.19%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.15%) DHCP
7 5 (5.15%) Wireless
8 4 (4.12%) LAN
9 3 (3.09%) LDAP
9 3 (3.09%) SAN
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.06%) LTE
10 2 (2.06%) Network Security
11 1 (1.03%) 4G
11 1 (1.03%) DMZ
11 1 (1.03%) Extranet
11 1 (1.03%) Internet
11 1 (1.03%) Intranet
11 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.06%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.22%) JUnit
4 4 (4.12%) GDB
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.03%) Babel
6 1 (1.03%) Grunt
6 1 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Electronics
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Architect
3 8 (8.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.22%) Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Domain Architect
6 5 (5.15%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) SOA Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Administrator
7 4 (4.12%) C Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Environment Manager
7 4 (4.12%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) Web Services
2 16 (16.49%) SOAP
3 10 (10.31%) HTML
4 9 (9.28%) Ajax
4 9 (9.28%) CSS
4 9 (9.28%) jQuery
5 8 (8.25%) Angular 2
5 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.22%) Apache Axis
6 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
6 7 (7.22%) J2SE
6 7 (7.22%) Java RMI
6 7 (7.22%) Swing
7 6 (6.19%) XML
8 4 (4.12%) .NET
9 2 (2.06%) HTML5
9 2 (2.06%) MEAN Stack
9 2 (2.06%) WebRTC
10 1 (1.03%) Browserify
10 1 (1.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (8.25%) Derivative
3 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Clustering
5 4 (4.12%) Replication
5 4 (4.12%) User Experience
6 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.09%) NHS
7 2 (2.06%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (57.73%) Linux
2 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.37%) Unix
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.15%) Android
7 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
9 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Debian
10 1 (1.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.25%) DevOps
3 8 (8.25%) Front End Development
3 8 (8.25%) OO
3 8 (8.25%) System Testing
3 8 (8.25%) User Stories
4 7 (7.22%) Boundary Protection
4 7 (7.22%) OOD
4 7 (7.22%) SDLC
4 7 (7.22%) SOA
5 6 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (6.19%) SIEM
5 6 (6.19%) TDD
6 5 (5.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.15%) Workflow
7 4 (4.12%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.12%) Project Management
7 4 (4.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Java
2 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.31%) SQL
4 8 (8.25%) C
4 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.12%) VBScript
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) Degree
4 8 (8.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.09%) CISSP
5 3 (3.09%) GCIH
5 3 (3.09%) GIAC
5 3 (3.09%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.03%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.06%) Xen
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) WSUS
3 4 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.09%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (3.09%) Terraform
5 2 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.06%) Packer
5 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Netcool
6 1 (1.03%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle
4 10 (10.31%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) Forcepoint
6 8 (8.25%) Citrix
6 8 (8.25%) EMC
7 7 (7.22%) HP
7 7 (7.22%) Software AG
7 7 (7.22%) Veeam
7 7 (7.22%) webMethods
8 6 (6.19%) Informatica
8 6 (6.19%) Juniper
9 5 (5.15%) Fujitsu
9 5 (5.15%) McAfee
10 4 (4.12%) Altiris
10 4 (4.12%) Dynatrace
10 4 (4.12%) Motorola
10 4 (4.12%) Pega
11 3 (3.09%) Red Hat