The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 17.78% 5.71% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.25 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.59% -24.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Fareham region.

Operating Systems Category
Fareham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 24.44% 14.29% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £190 £214 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% -58.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £214 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £423 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.59% -30.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Fareham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Fareham region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Fareham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fareham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
7 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
7 2 (16.67%) CMDB
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) assyst
7 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fareham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Acrobat
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) assyst
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) MOF
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) BS7799
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR