The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Farnborough region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 16.87% 54.55% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 92.31% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £338 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.29%
Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 30.12% 59.09% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows
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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 11 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) EMC
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) WSUS
7 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
7 5 (21.74%) vSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) EMV
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
8 4 (17.39%) Dell
8 4 (17.39%) IIS
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) CISA
8 4 (17.39%) MBA
9 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Captiva
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Implementation Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) WF
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EMV
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) SecurID
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VB
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) CISA
3 4 (17.39%) MBA
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Huawei
7 2 (8.70%) Avaya
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Acronis
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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