Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 108 52 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 19.78% 13.10% 17.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.72% 78.79% 63.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 46
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +5.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £179 £108 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £423
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £370 £335
% change year-on-year +4.73% +10.45% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.87 £13.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.23% -3.64% +14.58%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £12.28
90th Percentile £34.34 £17.55 £19.06
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.72% -3.23% +3.33%

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 129 66 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 23.63% 16.62% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 68
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +5.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £196 £113 £201
90th Percentile £599 £500 £440
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.87 £13.63 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.14% -0.91% +14.58%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £12.28
90th Percentile £34.34 £17.90 £19.06
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +32.50% -6.25% -8.57%

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 25 February 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

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 41 (37.96%) Linux
5 35 (32.41%) VMware
6 34 (31.48%) Windows Server
7 27 (25.00%) SQL
8 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (23.15%) SC Cleared
9 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
10 23 (21.30%) Unix
11 22 (20.37%) MySQL
11 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (19.44%) DNS
13 20 (18.52%) SOAP
13 20 (18.52%) Web Services
13 20 (18.52%) DV Cleared
14 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (16.67%) Firewall
15 17 (15.74%) C
16 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 16 (14.81%) Cisco
16 16 (14.81%) Derivative
16 16 (14.81%) User Stories
17 15 (13.89%) VPN
17 15 (13.89%) ITIL
18 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
18 14 (12.96%) MS Exchange
18 14 (12.96%) WAN

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 14 (12.96%) MS Exchange
1 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.33%) Apache
2 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Office 365
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) DNS
2 18 (16.67%) Firewall
3 15 (13.89%) VPN
4 14 (12.96%) WAN
5 11 (10.19%) SAN
6 7 (6.48%) Wireless
7 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.63%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) Skype
10 3 (2.78%) DHCP
11 2 (1.85%) LAN
11 2 (1.85%) Network Security
11 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.93%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Grunt
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
3 1 (0.93%) Military
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Developer
2 16 (14.81%) Architect
3 14 (12.96%) Software Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) IT Support
8 6 (5.56%) Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Domain Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.70%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.70%) IT Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) SOAP
1 20 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) Ajax
2 4 (3.70%) Angular 2
2 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.70%) CSS
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
2 4 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (1.85%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (1.85%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.93%) CSS3
4 1 (0.93%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Derivative
2 10 (9.26%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.48%) Clustering
4 7 (6.48%) PKI
5 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.96%) Linux
2 34 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (21.30%) Unix
5 12 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.63%) Debian
8 4 (3.70%) Solaris
8 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) CentOS
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.81%) User Stories
3 15 (13.89%) ITIL
4 9 (8.33%) System Testing
5 8 (7.41%) Boundary Protection
6 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.56%) Validation
6 6 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (4.63%) DevOps
7 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.63%) Security Hardening
7 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (3.70%) ERP
8 4 (3.70%) Front End Development
8 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.78%) IT Strategy
9 3 (2.78%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.78%) SIEM
9 3 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) C
3 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.56%) Java
5 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.85%) C++
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) ABAP
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.15%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 4 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) SCOM
3 5 (4.63%) Terraform
4 4 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.70%) SCSM
4 4 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.70%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Netcool
6 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.41%) VMware
3 16 (14.81%) Cisco
4 13 (12.04%) Citrix
5 11 (10.19%) HP
6 10 (9.26%) Forcepoint
7 8 (7.41%) Veeam
8 7 (6.48%) Juniper
9 6 (5.56%) Fujitsu
9 6 (5.56%) McAfee
10 5 (4.63%) EMC
10 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.70%) Oracle
12 2 (1.85%) Apple
12 2 (1.85%) Lumension
12 2 (1.85%) NetApp
12 2 (1.85%) Xerox
13 1 (0.93%) Altiris
13 1 (0.93%) iManage
13 1 (0.93%) Samsung