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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.75% 20.51% 51.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.41% 55.17% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate
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£365 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £428 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.59 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.54% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.12 £12.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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 Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.79% 37.18% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 14
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £12.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 14 (33.33%) Migration
8 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (19.05%) Linux
9 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
10 7 (16.67%) SCOM
10 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 7 (16.67%) Cisco
11 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (14.29%) vSphere
12 5 (11.90%) NetApp
12 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
12 5 (11.90%) VMS
13 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
13 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
13 4 (9.52%) MS Office
13 4 (9.52%) Firewall
13 4 (9.52%) Finance
13 4 (9.52%) Dell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Lync
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) VLAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPLS
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.38%) Junos
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) VMS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX
8 1 (2.38%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL
2 2 (4.76%) CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (2.38%) Network Design
3 1 (2.38%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) VB
1 3 (7.14%) VBA
2 2 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCOM
2 6 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 3 (7.14%) SCSM
4 2 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) MOM
5 1 (2.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) NetApp
4 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.38%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Acronis