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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.93% 17.88% 15.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.72% 67.50% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £216 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- -6.68%
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
72 80 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.67% 26.49% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 24
Average daily rate £338 £341 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (45.88%) VMware
2 34 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 28 (32.94%) Linux
4 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
6 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
7 25 (29.41%) DNS
8 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (20.00%) vSphere
12 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (20.00%) HP
13 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
13 15 (17.65%) IIS
14 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
14 14 (16.47%) Firewall
14 14 (16.47%) DV Cleared
15 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
16 12 (14.12%) SQL
17 11 (12.94%) Java
17 11 (12.94%) DHCP
17 11 (12.94%) Change Management
17 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (11.76%) Internet
18 10 (11.76%) IBM
18 10 (11.76%) EMC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.65%) IIS
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.41%) IBM Notes
4 8 (9.41%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (8.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (8.24%) Live Communications Server
5 7 (8.24%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.71%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
1 2 (2.35%) PaaS
1 2 (2.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) DNS
2 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.47%) Firewall
4 11 (12.94%) DHCP
5 10 (11.76%) Internet
6 9 (10.59%) SAN
7 7 (8.24%) LAN
7 7 (8.24%) WAN
8 5 (5.88%) VoIP
8 5 (5.88%) VPN
8 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (4.71%) IPsec
9 4 (4.71%) VLAN
9 4 (4.71%) Network Security
9 4 (4.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) DB2
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.18%) BitKeeper
General
1 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Support Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) Architect
3 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Web Support Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Applications Packager
6 4 (4.71%) Server Support
6 4 (4.71%) Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Flash
2 4 (4.71%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.71%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.71%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.53%) APPC
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) COM+
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.59%) Clustering
3 8 (9.41%) CLARiiON
4 7 (8.24%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.24%) PKI
5 5 (5.88%) Open Source
5 5 (5.88%) CESG
6 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.53%) iSeries
7 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.53%) AS400
8 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Biometrics
9 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Linux
1 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.88%) Android
7 5 (5.88%) AIX
8 4 (4.71%) SUSE
8 4 (4.71%) UNIX
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone
8 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.53%) i5/OS
9 3 (3.53%) OS/400
10 1 (1.18%) zOS
10 1 (1.18%) HPUX
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) Change Management
2 8 (9.41%) High Availability
3 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.24%) Web Development
4 6 (7.06%) Time Management
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL
5 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.88%) Validation
5 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Software Distribution
6 4 (4.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.53%) MODAF
7 3 (3.53%) Project Management
7 3 (3.53%) Operations Management
7 3 (3.53%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.35%) Line Management
8 2 (2.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) C
4 3 (3.53%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) COBOL
4 3 (3.53%) RPG
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) MCSE
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.06%) MCITP
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.18%) DCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Dell Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCIE
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 30 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (9.41%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.24%) Firmware
6 4 (4.71%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (3.53%) PowerHA
8 2 (2.35%) vCloud
9 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (7.06%) SCCM
4 5 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (4.71%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (3.53%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (2.35%) WSUS
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) VMware
2 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) HP
4 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.76%) EMC
5 10 (11.76%) IBM
6 9 (10.59%) Symantec
6 9 (10.59%) Lotus
7 8 (9.41%) Cisco
8 7 (8.24%) Adobe
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle
10 5 (5.88%) CA
11 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.71%) Citrix
11 4 (4.71%) Dell
11 4 (4.71%) F5
11 4 (4.71%) Splunk
11 4 (4.71%) McAfee
12 3 (3.53%) NetIQ
13 2 (2.35%) Juniper
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