Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 83 103 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 15.46% 18.73% 11.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.87% 73.05% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 13
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +26.98% +5.00%
10th Percentile £217 £175 £95
90th Percentile £488 £546 £501
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.70 £17.44 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +34.13% -9.01%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £16.53 £40.86 £14.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.08 £17.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year -13.21% +21.93% -10.55%

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 126 141 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 23.46% 25.64% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 21
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £302 £206 £113
90th Percentile £635 £588 £501
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.50 £17.44 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +34.13% -9.01%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £48.40 £40.86 £14.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +37.93% -17.14%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 44 (53.01%) Security Cleared
3 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
4 40 (48.19%) SC Cleared
5 29 (34.94%) DevOps
6 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
7 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
8 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
8 24 (28.92%) HTML
9 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (27.71%) Puppet
9 23 (27.71%) Jenkins
9 23 (27.71%) Ansible
9 23 (27.71%) Kubernetes
9 23 (27.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (26.51%) Subversion
11 21 (25.30%) High Availability
11 21 (25.30%) Software Delivery
12 20 (24.10%) Auto-Scaling
12 20 (24.10%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (24.10%) GitHub
12 20 (24.10%) Release Management
12 20 (24.10%) Atlassian
12 20 (24.10%) Kanban
12 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (24.10%) Selenium
12 20 (24.10%) PostgreSQL

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 12 (14.46%) Confluence
2 9 (10.84%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.41%) Drupal
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.41%) WordPress
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (24.10%) GitHub
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.61%) Datadog
3 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.61%) IaaS
4 2 (2.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) LAN
2 6 (7.23%) RFID
3 5 (6.02%) Internet
4 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 4 (4.82%) DNS
4 4 (4.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) VLAN
5 2 (2.41%) VPN
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) Amazon RDS
1 20 (24.10%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.84%) MySQL
4 5 (6.02%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.71%) Jenkins
3 22 (26.51%) Subversion
4 20 (24.10%) Selenium
5 12 (14.46%) JIRA
6 5 (6.02%) GitLab
7 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.41%) Grunt
9 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.20%) Electronics
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
1 1 (1.20%) Military
1 1 (1.20%) Publishing
1 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (10.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 7 (8.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) CSS
2 15 (18.07%) jQuery
3 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
3 10 (12.05%) SOAP
4 9 (10.84%) .NET
4 9 (10.84%) Ajax
4 9 (10.84%) CGI
5 7 (8.43%) LAMP
6 6 (7.23%) REST
6 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (7.23%) Web Services
6 6 (7.23%) WSDL
6 6 (7.23%) XML
6 6 (7.23%) XSLT
7 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.41%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (2.41%) CSS3
8 2 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) PKI
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) DC/OS
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) DevOps
2 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
3 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.30%) High Availability
4 21 (25.30%) Software Delivery
5 20 (24.10%) Auto-Scaling
5 20 (24.10%) Kanban
5 20 (24.10%) Release Management
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
6 19 (22.89%) ITIL
7 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.64%) Network Design
9 5 (6.02%) Migration
9 5 (6.02%) MVC
10 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.25%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) VB
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) Perl
4 9 (10.84%) Python
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.23%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) C
7 2 (2.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (53.01%) Security Cleared
2 40 (48.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) CCIE
5 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) Docker
4 7 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.61%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) Ansible
1 23 (27.71%) Kubernetes
1 23 (27.71%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) SCCM
3 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 3 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.61%) Packer
4 3 (3.61%) Terraform
5 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) SCSM
6 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) Atlassian
3 15 (18.07%) VMware
4 14 (16.87%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) ServiceNow
6 9 (10.84%) Juniper
7 7 (8.43%) HP
7 7 (8.43%) Zend
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle
9 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) New Relic
10 3 (3.61%) Splunk
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.20%) EMC
12 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (1.20%) Veritas