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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 24.66% 54.90% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 87.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 £316 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £200 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £453 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
28 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 38.36% 62.75% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 5
Average daily rate £306 £316 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (26.67%) IIS
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
9 7 (23.33%) Internet
9 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (20.00%) vSphere
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (16.67%) WSUS
11 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 5 (16.67%) Clustering
11 5 (16.67%) Migration
11 5 (16.67%) Firewall
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 5 (16.67%) EMC
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) UNIX
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
12 4 (13.33%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) LINQ
2 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WF
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) EMV
3 2 (6.67%) SecurID
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CISSP
3 3 (10.00%) CISA
3 3 (10.00%) MBA
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) Sophos
6 3 (10.00%) Acronis
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Huawei
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 23 days ago