Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 108 75 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 20.53% 11.83% 16.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.38% 63.03% 62.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 35
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +6.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £135 £127 £163
90th Percentile £400 £479 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.19 £11.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.35% -16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £33.48 £27.05
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.85% -62.13% +140.00%

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 128 119 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 24.33% 18.77% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 48
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -9.09%
10th Percentile £147 £213 £163
90th Percentile £410 £463 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.19 £11.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.35% -16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £33.48 £38.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +36.67% -61.04% +120.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 60 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 57 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 53 (49.07%) Microsoft
5 49 (45.37%) VMware
6 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (29.63%) SC Cleared
8 30 (27.78%) DV Cleared
9 28 (25.93%) SQL
9 28 (25.93%) Linux
10 27 (25.00%) SCCM
11 26 (24.07%) ITIL
12 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
14 20 (18.52%) DNS
14 20 (18.52%) SCOM
14 20 (18.52%) Windows 10
15 17 (15.74%) Cisco
16 16 (14.81%) SAN
16 16 (14.81%) IIS
16 16 (14.81%) Web Services
17 15 (13.89%) MySQL
17 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
17 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
18 14 (12.96%) DevOps
18 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
19 13 (12.04%) Unix
19 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
19 13 (12.04%) PowerShell

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 16 (14.81%) IIS
2 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.41%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Office 365
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) npm
5 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) DNS
2 16 (14.81%) SAN
3 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 9 (8.33%) LAN
5 8 (7.41%) WAN
6 6 (5.56%) Internet
6 6 (5.56%) Wireless
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.63%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.63%) Network Security
7 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.63%) Skype
7 5 (4.63%) VPN
8 4 (3.70%) DHCP
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.93%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.85%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Subversion
2 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) JMeter
2 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.85%) JIRA
3 2 (1.85%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.93%) Babel
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.70%) Military
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) IT Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.33%) IT Support
7 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
10 4 (3.70%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.78%) Architect
11 3 (2.78%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) Web Services
2 9 (8.33%) SOAP
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services Management
4 2 (1.85%) CSS
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Axis
5 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.93%) Browserify
5 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.93%) HTML5
5 1 (0.93%) jQuery
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) React
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.11%) PKI
3 10 (9.26%) Fat Client
3 10 (9.26%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.41%) Derivative
5 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.78%) Windows Server
2 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (25.93%) Linux
4 20 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.04%) Unix
7 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.63%) Debian
9 4 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.78%) Solaris
10 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.85%) AIX
11 2 (1.85%) CentOS
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) DevOps
3 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) Service Management
6 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.41%) User Stories
7 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 6 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 6 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.63%) Decision-Making
9 5 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.63%) Validation
10 4 (3.70%) ERP
10 4 (3.70%) Security Hardening
10 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
11 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.78%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.11%) C
4 8 (7.41%) Java
4 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 60 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 32 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 30 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) ISEB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CCNA
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 6 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Docker
7 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (25.00%) SCCM
2 20 (18.52%) SCOM
3 10 (9.26%) vCenter Server
4 6 (5.56%) SCSM
4 6 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.63%) Terraform
6 4 (3.70%) WSUS
7 3 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.78%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (49.07%) Microsoft
2 49 (45.37%) VMware
3 17 (15.74%) Cisco
4 11 (10.19%) SolarWinds
5 10 (9.26%) Oracle
6 9 (8.33%) HP
7 7 (6.48%) EMC
7 7 (6.48%) Fujitsu
8 6 (5.56%) NetApp
9 5 (4.63%) Citrix
9 5 (4.63%) Veeam
10 4 (3.70%) Lumension
10 4 (3.70%) McAfee
11 3 (2.78%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.85%) Siebel
13 1 (0.93%) Apple
13 1 (0.93%) Brocade
13 1 (0.93%) Remedy
13 1 (0.93%) Symantec
13 1 (0.93%) webMethods