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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.20% 16.67% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.48% 57.14% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£440 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £187 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £496 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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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
46 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 46.46% 29.17% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £425 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £547 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 27 March 2015, 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 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Migration
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) vSphere
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (23.81%) VMS
8 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 8 (19.05%) ITIL
11 7 (16.67%) VoIP
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) CCNA
12 6 (14.29%) WAN
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.90%) LAN
13 5 (11.90%) PBX
13 5 (11.90%) DNS
13 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.67%) VoIP
3 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) PBX
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (7.14%) ISDN
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) MS Access
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) IT Support
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) IVR
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
1 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (23.81%) VMS
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Telemarketing
3 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
1 2 (4.76%) VB
1 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) vSphere
3 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Netcool
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Acronis
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle