The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 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 / Winchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 13.21% 15.44% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 52.50% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 19
Median daily rate £300 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £76 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 40 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 30.19% 29.41% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Winchester

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Winchester

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Winchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Winchester

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (32.35%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Unix
6 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 8 (23.53%) Military
8 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
9 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) AIX
11 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
11 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
12 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (11.76%) Ada

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Link 11
1 4 (11.76%) Link 16
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.94%) VPLS
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) DBA
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Ada Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.88%) HACMP
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.71%) AIX
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
2 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Service Design
3 2 (5.88%) SFIA
3 2 (5.88%) System Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Test Management
3 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (2.94%) Defect Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Ada
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Arqiva
6 2 (5.88%) Capita
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
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