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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 16.52% 17.86% 31.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.30% 55.56% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £206 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £382 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -68.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
46 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 40.00% 32.14% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 6
Average daily rate £328 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £172 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £421 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% +9.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 17 April 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 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Migration
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco
7 12 (32.43%) vSphere
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 10 (27.03%) VMS
9 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
12 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
13 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.51%) MS Office
13 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.81%) DNS
14 4 (10.81%) ITIL
14 4 (10.81%) BC Cleared
15 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
15 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
15 3 (8.11%) SCCM
15 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) ISDN
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.70%) IVR
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) VMS
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) CRM
3 1 (2.70%) BCP
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.70%) Telemarketing
3 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) VB
1 3 (8.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.70%) Netcool
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) Acronis