The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 27.54% 15.25% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.33% 36.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £437 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -3.22%
Windows
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 43.48% 42.37% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +65.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 24 (68.57%) SC Cleared
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Oracle
4 12 (34.29%) AIX
4 12 (34.29%) DB2
4 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
4 12 (34.29%) SIEM
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (31.43%) QRadar
6 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
11 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
12 3 (8.57%) vSphere
12 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (8.57%) Service Management
12 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
12 3 (8.57%) Citrix
12 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) S/MIME
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) git-flow
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Avionics
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AIX Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.86%) WinForms
1 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) PKI
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) AIX
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) SIEM
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.86%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) MVVM
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Project Governance
6 1 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) UML
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Delphi
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) SC Cleared
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) SAP