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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 19.77% 23.53% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.74% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £303 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £379 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
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
38 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 44.19% 29.41% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 4
Average daily rate £355 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £370 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (20.59%) DHCP
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) IIS
10 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
10 7 (20.59%) Firewall
10 7 (20.59%) Clustering
11 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) Symantec
11 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) IIS
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
1 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
2 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) PBX
2 5 (14.71%) VoIP
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) ISDN
4 3 (8.82%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 2 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 5 (14.71%) IVR
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) VMS
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Telemarketing
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.82%) BCP
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) MBA
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) vCloud
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) Veritas
5 5 (14.71%) Acronis
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Sophos
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) CommVault
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