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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 10 10 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 15.87% 13.40% 31.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 54.17% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Median daily rate £444 £328 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.49% +16.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £143 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 14
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 49 48 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 38.89% 24.74% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 14
Median daily rate £450 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Winchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Winchester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (38.24%) VMware
6 12 (35.29%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (23.53%) Citrix
10 7 (20.59%) AIX
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle
10 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.59%) XenServer
11 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (14.71%) vSphere
12 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
12 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
12 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
13 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (11.76%) Middleware
13 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g

Windows
Top Related 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
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPLS
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) 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%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) DBA
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Ada Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) LINQ
2 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) HACMP
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (35.29%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (20.59%) AIX
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Change Management
1 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
2 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
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%) Records Management
3 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) SFIA
3 2 (5.88%) SIEM
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) System Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Test Management
3 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Ada
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSD
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) XenServer
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.88%) XenApp
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.88%) QRadar
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 8 (23.53%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) Avaya
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) Arqiva
8 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) SAP