The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Fareham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 2.94% 13.79% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £150 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Fareham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 2.94% 13.79% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Hampshire

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 17 April 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 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) Symantec
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) SLA
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (35.00%) SCCM
6 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) SCOM
7 6 (30.00%) HP SIM
7 6 (30.00%) XenApp
7 6 (30.00%) vCloud
7 6 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (20.00%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (45.00%) Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Project Manager
5 3 (15.00%) IT Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IMAC Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
2 6 (30.00%) vCloud
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 6 (30.00%) SCOM
2 6 (30.00%) HP SIM
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Becrypt
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) Apple