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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 24.14% 12.50% 12.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 100.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£163 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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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
8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fareham 27.59% 12.50% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate £190 - £180
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 - £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) MOF
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) BS7799
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR