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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 13.79% 29.87% 20.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 62.16% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £330 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.52% +45.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 16 37 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 18.39% 48.05% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Farnborough over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Farnborough

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) MS Office
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) SIEM
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) AIX
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) DB2
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) IPsec
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 3 (11.54%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related 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 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) IPsec
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) AIX
5 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
1 4 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vCloud
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Rsyslog
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) BEA
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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