Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 96 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 20.38% 12.84% 15.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.42% 57.79% 64.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 26
Basingstoke median daily rate £213 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £111 £215 £163
90th Percentile £463 £469 £456
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £12.31 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £40.00 £25.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.90 £36.50
% change year-on-year +43.86% -61.91% +135.48%

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 124 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 26.33% 22.22% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 36
Basingstoke median daily rate £338 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £135 £282 £163
90th Percentile £485 £488 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +12.15% -21.32%
10th Percentile £12.31 £10.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £40.00 £37.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.35 £14.70 £37.50
% change year-on-year +52.02% -60.80% +114.29%

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 August 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 17 August 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 58 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 55 (57.29%) Security Cleared
3 44 (45.83%) VMware
4 43 (44.79%) Windows Server
5 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 34 (35.42%) SC Cleared
7 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (31.25%) SCCM
8 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (23.96%) ITIL
9 23 (23.96%) SCOM
9 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
10 22 (22.92%) Windows 7
11 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 18 (18.75%) DNS
12 18 (18.75%) Windows 10
13 17 (17.71%) DevOps
13 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
13 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (16.67%) PKI
14 16 (16.67%) SQL
14 16 (16.67%) Linux
15 14 (14.58%) Oracle
16 13 (13.54%) Service Delivery
16 13 (13.54%) Cisco
16 13 (13.54%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
17 12 (12.50%) IIS
17 12 (12.50%) LAN

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 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.50%) IIS
3 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
5 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.08%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) GitHub
5 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) DNS
2 12 (12.50%) LAN
3 10 (10.42%) SAN
4 8 (8.33%) Internet
5 5 (5.21%) DHCP
5 5 (5.21%) Network Security
6 4 (4.17%) Firewall
6 4 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (4.17%) Skype
7 3 (3.13%) WAN
7 3 (3.13%) Wireless
8 2 (2.08%) VPN
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.08%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Subversion
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.13%) JMeter
3 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.04%) Babel
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) Grunt
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.21%) Military
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Analyst
2 15 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (13.54%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Desktop Support
5 10 (10.42%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (10.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Desktop Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) IT Support
7 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Web Services
2 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.21%) Web Services Management
3 3 (3.13%) CSS
3 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.08%) HTML5
4 2 (2.08%) jQuery
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.04%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.04%) Browserify
5 1 (1.04%) CSS3
5 1 (1.04%) Drools
5 1 (1.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.04%) React
5 1 (1.04%) Redux
5 1 (1.04%) REST
5 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) PKI
2 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Fat Client
3 7 (7.29%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.79%) Windows Server
2 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (22.92%) Windows 7
4 18 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 3 (3.13%) Unix
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.08%) AIX
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) DevOps
3 13 (13.54%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.42%) Service Management
5 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (9.38%) Migration
6 7 (7.29%) Antivirus Management
6 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.29%) Software Delivery
7 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Server Management
8 5 (5.21%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.21%) Validation
9 4 (4.17%) Functional Testing
9 4 (4.17%) Open Source
9 4 (4.17%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.17%) System Testing
9 4 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) Java
4 5 (5.21%) C#
5 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.17%) C
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.13%) VBScript
7 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (57.29%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) ISEB
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.08%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) MCTS
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.17%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.17%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.08%) Docker
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (31.25%) SCCM
2 23 (23.96%) SCOM
3 10 (10.42%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.13%) Perfmon
4 3 (3.13%) SCSM
4 3 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.13%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) VMware
2 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.58%) Oracle
4 13 (13.54%) Cisco
5 9 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.29%) EMC
7 6 (6.25%) Citrix
7 6 (6.25%) Fujitsu
8 5 (5.21%) NetApp
8 5 (5.21%) Veeam
9 4 (4.17%) HP
9 4 (4.17%) LogRhythm
9 4 (4.17%) Lumension
10 3 (3.13%) McAfee
11 2 (2.08%) Siebel
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.04%) Remedy
12 1 (1.04%) Software AG
12 1 (1.04%) webMethods