Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 68 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 22.59% 14.75% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.93% 45.57% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 26
Winchester median daily rate £423 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.76% +24.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £114 £188 £87
90th Percentile £475 £488 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £369 £360
% change year-on-year +12.54% +2.43% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Winchester median hourly rate - - £38.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +44.64% -62.67% +138.10%

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 83 79 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 27.57% 32.38% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 61
Winchester median daily rate £423 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +16.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £114 £207 £263
90th Percentile £488 £500 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Winchester median hourly rate - - £38.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% -61.04% +120.00%

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 July 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 18 July 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 39 (57.35%) Windows Server
2 35 (51.47%) Office 365
3 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
4 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
4 27 (39.71%) Security Cleared
4 27 (39.71%) Windows 10
5 25 (36.76%) VMware
6 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
8 19 (27.94%) SCCM
9 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 17 (25.00%) Migration
10 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (19.12%) Citrix
14 12 (17.65%) Ada
14 12 (17.65%) C++
14 12 (17.65%) Military
14 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 12 (17.65%) Skype
14 12 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (17.65%) Link 16
14 12 (17.65%) Link 11
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (16.18%) ITIL
16 10 (14.71%) NetScaler

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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
1 9 (13.24%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (51.47%) Office 365
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (13.24%) Yammer
5 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (4.41%) IaaS
6 3 (4.41%) PaaS
6 3 (4.41%) SaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Link 11
1 12 (17.65%) Link 16
1 12 (17.65%) Skype
2 10 (14.71%) NetScaler
3 9 (13.24%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
4 7 (10.29%) VLAN
5 6 (8.82%) DHCP
6 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) SMTP
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.65%) Military
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Ada Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 8 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.35%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Designer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.41%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) PKI
2 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows Server
2 27 (39.71%) Windows 10
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) AIX
6 2 (2.94%) Unix
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.18%) ITIL
4 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 7 (10.29%) Operations Management
5 4 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.88%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.94%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Release Management
7 2 (2.94%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.94%) System Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.94%) V-Model
7 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
2 12 (17.65%) Ada
2 12 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
1 27 (39.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) MCP
2 6 (8.82%) MCSA
2 6 (8.82%) MCSE
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.35%) CCA
3 5 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (13.24%) vSphere
6 8 (11.76%) XenServer
7 5 (7.35%) DFS Replication
7 5 (7.35%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.94%) Xen
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) SCCM
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (5.88%) vRealize
6 2 (2.94%) Ansible
6 2 (2.94%) SCOM
6 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) EMC
5 6 (8.82%) Centrify
6 5 (7.35%) Dell
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.47%) Arqiva
10 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.47%) Juniper
10 1 (1.47%) McAfee
10 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.47%) Qualys
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (1.47%) Sitecore