The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 11.11% 18.75% 20.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 54.55% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 12
Median daily rate £170 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.66% +2.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £35.59
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 - £55.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 22 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 18.52% 34.38% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 25
Median daily rate £170 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Farnborough

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Farnborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Farnborough

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Farnborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Farnborough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) BEA
7 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) JBoss

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Software License Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
1 1 (5.56%) Rsyslog
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) BEA
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) VMware