Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 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 > Winchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 21.40% 11.98% 12.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.01% 38.16% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 26
Winchester median daily rate £423 £444 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +41.12% +4.82%
10th Percentile £114 £253 £108
90th Percentile £504 £496 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £344
% change year-on-year +8.11% +7.56% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Winchester median hourly rate £8.94 £11.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.53% -70.78% +10.00%
10th Percentile £8.81 £10.13 £14.25
90th Percentile £9.07 £15.58 £42.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.82 £14.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.69% -10.00% +10.34%

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 81 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 27.09% 31.40% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 60
Winchester median daily rate £424 £436 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +32.20% +10.00%
10th Percentile £114 £361 £259
90th Percentile £518 £500 £491
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Winchester median hourly rate £8.94 £13.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.53% -65.58% +10.00%
10th Percentile £8.81 £10.53 £14.45
90th Percentile £9.07 £15.98 £42.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.50% -14.29% +6.06%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
2 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
2 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) Office 365
3 21 (32.81%) Windows 10
4 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
5 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.56%) C++
5 17 (26.56%) Ada
5 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.56%) Military
5 17 (26.56%) Link 16
5 17 (26.56%) Link 11
6 15 (23.44%) VMware
7 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
8 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (18.75%) SCCM
8 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
8 12 (18.75%) Migration
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (15.63%) Citrix
11 9 (14.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.50%) NetScaler
13 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (10.94%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (10.94%) XenServer
13 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
13 7 (10.94%) 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 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Office 365
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.25%) IaaS
4 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 4 (6.25%) SaaS
4 4 (6.25%) Yammer
5 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Link 11
1 17 (26.56%) Link 16
2 8 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) Skype
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 17 (26.56%) Military
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Ada Developer
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Desktop Support
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Consultant
3 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Designer
4 4 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (4.69%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.13%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Junior Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Designer
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
2 21 (32.81%) Windows 10
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) AIX
5 3 (4.69%) Unix
6 2 (3.13%) Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
2 12 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (7.81%) Change Management
3 5 (7.81%) Operations Management
3 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) High Availability
6 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.56%) Network Management
7 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.56%) Ada
2 17 (26.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) MCP
2 5 (7.81%) MCSA
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCA
3 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.94%) XenServer
6 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.25%) vSphere
8 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
8 2 (3.13%) XenApp
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.13%) vRealize
6 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) EMC
5 5 (7.81%) Centrify
6 2 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) McAfee
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.56%) Qualys
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat