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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 34.92% 21.21% 21.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 47.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
Average daily rate £480 £419 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +37.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £157 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
33 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 52.38% 44.44% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 12
Average daily rate £450 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £458 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) AIX
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) DB2
5 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) QRadar
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
9 3 (8.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.11%) SLA
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco
9 3 (8.11%) WebLogic

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) Junos
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) VPLS
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) git-flow
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.70%) Avionics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.70%) WinForms
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.62%) AIX
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) SIEM
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) MVVM
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) SDLC
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) UML
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Delphi
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) QRadar
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee