The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.42% 19.03% 17.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.57% 62.62% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 107 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.78% 30.40% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 20
Average daily rate £375 £381 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 49 (47.57%) VMware
2 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
3 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (36.89%) Security Cleared
5 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
6 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (28.16%) DNS
7 29 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
9 25 (24.27%) HP
10 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
11 23 (22.33%) Linux
12 21 (20.39%) vSphere
13 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
14 19 (18.45%) DV Cleared
14 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
15 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
16 17 (16.50%) IIS
16 17 (16.50%) SCCM
17 15 (14.56%) Firewall
18 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
18 14 (13.59%) DHCP
19 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
19 13 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (11.65%) Clustering
21 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2003
21 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
21 11 (10.68%) SQL
21 11 (10.68%) Change Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.50%) IIS
3 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (7.77%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (7.77%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (6.80%) GlassFish
6 7 (6.80%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.91%) Lync
7 3 (2.91%) Apache
8 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) IaaS
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) DNS
2 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.56%) Firewall
4 14 (13.59%) DHCP
5 9 (8.74%) WAN
5 9 (8.74%) LAN
6 8 (7.77%) SAN
6 8 (7.77%) Internet
7 5 (4.85%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.85%) VoIP
7 5 (4.85%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (3.88%) VPN
8 4 (3.88%) SSL
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.91%) VLAN
9 3 (2.91%) Network Security
9 3 (2.91%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.91%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) DB2
3 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MSI
2 1 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.97%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.97%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.97%) BitKeeper
General
1 10 (9.71%) Retail
2 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) Architect
4 9 (8.74%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Server Support
5 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Applications Packager
6 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.83%) Consultant
7 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Web Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Web Support Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) Application Packaging
1 7 (6.80%) Flash
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.91%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.91%) APPC
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) COM
5 1 (0.97%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Clustering
2 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.77%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.77%) CLARiiON
4 7 (6.80%) PKI
5 5 (4.85%) CESG
5 5 (4.85%) Open Source
6 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.91%) iSeries
7 3 (2.91%) AS400
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
8 2 (1.94%) iPad
9 1 (0.97%) PDA
9 1 (0.97%) EPoS
9 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (32.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.33%) Linux
5 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
6 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
7 13 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.85%) Android
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.88%) AIX
9 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.91%) i5/OS
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.91%) OS/400
10 3 (2.91%) SUSE
11 2 (1.94%) UNIX
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.68%) Change Management
2 9 (8.74%) High Availability
2 9 (8.74%) Migration
3 7 (6.80%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.80%) Web Development
4 6 (5.83%) ITIL
5 5 (4.85%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (4.85%) Time Management
5 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.85%) Validation
6 4 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
7 3 (2.91%) MODAF
7 3 (2.91%) Operations Management
7 3 (2.91%) Release Management
7 3 (2.91%) Project Management
7 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.94%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) Java
3 7 (6.80%) C
4 5 (4.85%) VBScript
5 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) COBOL
5 3 (2.91%) VB
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) RPG
6 2 (1.94%) C#
6 2 (1.94%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (36.89%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (18.45%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.77%) MCITP
5 7 (6.80%) VCP4
5 7 (6.80%) MCSE
6 6 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.91%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.94%) MCTS
9 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.97%) MCSA
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CCIE
9 1 (0.97%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) CCDA
9 1 (0.97%) CCDP
System Software
1 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.39%) vSphere
4 8 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.83%) Firmware
6 3 (2.91%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.91%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.94%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.94%) vCloud
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.97%) UAG
8 1 (0.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (7.77%) NetBackup
3 8 (7.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.91%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.91%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (2.91%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) SCOM
6 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.97%) Netcool
6 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.97%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) VMware
2 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.27%) HP
4 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.71%) IBM
5 10 (9.71%) EMC
6 9 (8.74%) Symantec
7 8 (7.77%) Lotus
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco
8 7 (6.80%) Adobe
9 4 (3.88%) McAfee
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) CA
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle
9 4 (3.88%) F5
10 3 (2.91%) Splunk
10 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.91%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.94%) Becrypt
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