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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 19.19% 21.62% 25.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.22% 80.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
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£425 £305 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £159 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £427 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
45 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 45.45% 27.03% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 9
Average daily rate £425 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £548 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco
5 16 (39.02%) vSphere
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 15 (36.59%) Migration
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 10 (24.39%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) VMS
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
10 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.07%) VoIP
12 7 (17.07%) DHCP
12 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (14.63%) WAN
13 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.63%) IIS
13 6 (14.63%) MS Office
13 6 (14.63%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.63%) IIS
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) VoIP
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) PBX
3 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) ISDN
5 3 (7.32%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 2 (4.88%) LINQ
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.20%) IVR
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) VMS
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
6 3 (7.32%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Telemarketing
3 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) BCP
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) vSphere
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.76%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.20%) Symantec
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) Acronis
6 4 (9.76%) Veritas
6 4 (9.76%) Sophos
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) CommVault
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
Farnborough, Hampshire
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