Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > Winchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 65 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 28.26% 11.24% 19.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 38.96% 58.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 49
Winchester median daily rate £370 £430 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +28.36% -2.90%
10th Percentile £163 £318 £184
90th Percentile £488 £515 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Winchester median hourly rate £8.94 £11.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.53% -25.00% +72.81%
10th Percentile £8.81 £10.13 £9.74
90th Percentile £9.07 £12.38 £40.40
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 Winchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Winchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 95 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 41.30% 28.84% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 73
Winchester median daily rate £393 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £163 £309 £233
90th Percentile £500 £500 £470
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Winchester median hourly rate £8.94 £11.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.53% -58.33% +211.06%
10th Percentile £8.81 £10.13 £10.76
90th Percentile £9.07 £12.38 £40.00
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 Winchester

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 32 (49.23%) Windows 10
2 23 (35.38%) Office 365
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
5 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
6 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
7 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
8 12 (18.46%) VMware
9 11 (16.92%) SCCM
10 8 (12.31%) Military
10 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
11 7 (10.77%) Citrix
11 7 (10.77%) Linux
11 7 (10.77%) Migration
11 7 (10.77%) Service Management
11 7 (10.77%) Firewall
11 7 (10.77%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
11 7 (10.77%) PaaS
11 7 (10.77%) IaaS
12 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
12 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.23%) XenServer
12 6 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (7.69%) ITIL
13 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Office 365
2 7 (10.77%) IaaS
2 7 (10.77%) PaaS
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) OneDrive
4 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.08%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) Link 11
4 3 (4.62%) Link 16
5 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) DB2
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
1 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) MSI
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Military
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Designer
5 5 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Ada Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Packager
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) PDA
2 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows 10
2 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.77%) Linux
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.15%) AIX
9 3 (4.62%) Unix
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.08%) Android
11 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Migration
1 7 (10.77%) Service Management
1 7 (10.77%) TOGAF
2 5 (7.69%) ITIL
3 4 (6.15%) Operations Management
4 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Release Management
5 2 (3.08%) SDLC
5 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.54%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (1.54%) Network Management
6 1 (1.54%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) Ada
2 3 (4.62%) C++
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (9.23%) XenServer
5 5 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.54%) AppSense
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) McAfee
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds