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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.14% 17.44% 55.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 57.69% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.59 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -25.80%
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
35 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 39.77% 30.23% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 22
Average daily rate £384 £319 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.39% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.86% -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
4 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) Migration
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (21.95%) SCCM
9 8 (19.51%) SCOM
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
10 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
11 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
12 5 (12.20%) NetApp
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
13 4 (9.76%) SCSM
13 4 (9.76%) Lync
13 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
13 4 (9.76%) MS Office
13 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
13 4 (9.76%) Dell
13 4 (9.76%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Lync
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPLS
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) VMS
8 1 (2.44%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL
3 1 (2.44%) Network Design
3 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) VB
1 3 (7.32%) VBA
2 2 (4.88%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
3 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
3 4 (9.76%) SCSM
4 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) NetApp
4 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Acronis