Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 21 November 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 65 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 20.50% 21.41% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.28% 59.84% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 22
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £473 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +30.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £111 £160 £165
90th Percentile £438 £1,000 £610
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 10
Portsmouth median hourly rate £32.25 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +0.36% +139.15%
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.27 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.19% -9.38% +6.67%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 122 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.92% 35.78% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 38
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +24.29% -
10th Percentile £114 £238 £261
90th Percentile £484 £563 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Portsmouth median hourly rate £49.60 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +0.36% +164.55%
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Portsmouth

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Portsmouth

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Portsmouth

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Portsmouth

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows.

1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
4 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
5 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
6 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.69%) Migration
7 15 (23.08%) VMware
8 13 (20.00%) Linux
8 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (16.92%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) WAN
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
10 10 (15.38%) Finance
11 9 (13.85%) Validation
11 9 (13.85%) MSI
11 9 (13.85%) AdminStudio
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (13.85%) HTML
11 9 (13.85%) Web Services
11 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
11 9 (13.85%) DNS
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (13.85%) QA

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) VPN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
3 9 (13.85%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) Firewall
4 8 (12.31%) LAN
5 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.23%) DHCP
6 6 (9.23%) VoIP
7 5 (7.69%) Skype
8 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.15%) SAN
8 4 (6.15%) Wireless
9 3 (4.62%) IMAP
9 3 (4.62%) Internet
9 3 (4.62%) SMTP
10 2 (3.08%) NAS
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.54%) DMZ
11 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) DB2
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) AdminStudio
1 9 (13.85%) MSI
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
1 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Migration Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Migration Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Build Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Development Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) SAP Mobile Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) HTML
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) XML
3 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.69%) Ajax
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
3 5 (7.69%) LINQ
3 5 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
3 5 (7.69%) Middleware
3 5 (7.69%) RequireJS
3 5 (7.69%) WCF
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
4 4 (6.15%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) W3C
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows 10
2 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) AIX
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (6.15%) Android
7 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Migration
2 9 (13.85%) Compatibility Testing
2 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (13.85%) Validation
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) MVC
4 6 (9.23%) SDLC
4 6 (9.23%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (9.23%) Time Management
5 5 (7.69%) API Development
5 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.15%) ITSM
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Development
6 4 (6.15%) Server Building
6 4 (6.15%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.77%) MCSE
5 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) MCSA
7 2 (3.08%) MCITP
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (7.69%) Docker
4 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) McAfee
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 4 (6.15%) Sybase
5 4 (6.15%) Veeam
6 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 3 (4.62%) Meraki
6 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec