The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 66 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.85% 12.50% 18.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.21% 79.07% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 17
Median daily rate £445 £258 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.81% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £173 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £390 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
94 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.13% 15.81% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 31
Median daily rate £475 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows.

1 60 (59.41%) Security Cleared
2 58 (57.43%) Windows Server
3 56 (55.45%) Active Directory
4 46 (45.54%) Oracle
5 45 (44.55%) SC Cleared
6 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (29.70%) Java
8 27 (26.73%) SQL
8 27 (26.73%) VMware
8 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (25.74%) SharePoint
10 24 (23.76%) HP
11 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
12 22 (21.78%) Linux
12 22 (21.78%) SLA
12 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
12 22 (21.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
13 20 (19.80%) Problem Management
14 19 (18.81%) Fujitsu
15 18 (17.82%) Flash
15 18 (17.82%) Windows XP
15 18 (17.82%) NetBackup
16 17 (16.83%) Time Management
17 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (15.84%) Firewall
17 16 (15.84%) Veritas
17 16 (15.84%) SAN
17 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
18 15 (14.85%) EMC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 26 (25.74%) SharePoint
2 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
3 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (11.88%) IIS
4 11 (10.89%) Live Communications Server
5 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.94%) iPlanet
7 6 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.99%) Apache
10 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Office
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.99%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) Firewall
1 16 (15.84%) SAN
2 13 (12.87%) LAN
2 13 (12.87%) WAN
3 10 (9.90%) DNS
4 9 (8.91%) DHCP
5 7 (6.93%) SMS
6 6 (5.94%) BIG-IP
7 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.96%) Internet
9 3 (2.97%) Intranet
10 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.98%) NAS
11 1 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.99%) FTP
11 1 (0.99%) HTTP
11 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.99%) LDAP
11 1 (0.99%) SSH
11 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) MS Access
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.94%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Xcode
2 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Bower
3 1 (0.99%) FxCop
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) Grunt
3 1 (0.99%) JSHint
3 1 (0.99%) Moq
3 1 (0.99%) NDepend
3 1 (0.99%) NUnit
3 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.99%) Selenium
3 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.99%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Support Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Web Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Web Support Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (12.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) VMware Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 5 (4.95%) Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Server Support
11 4 (3.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.96%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) Flash
2 12 (11.88%) J2EE
3 7 (6.93%) Middleware
4 6 (5.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (5.94%) WebCenter
5 5 (4.95%) JSP
6 4 (3.96%) .NET
7 3 (2.97%) ATL
7 3 (2.97%) POCO
8 2 (1.98%) Web Services
9 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Thrift
9 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.99%) CSS
9 1 (0.99%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.99%) HTML5
9 1 (0.99%) Node.js
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.89%) Statistics
3 8 (7.92%) Clustering
3 8 (7.92%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.92%) Thin Client
4 7 (6.93%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 58 (57.43%) Windows Server
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (21.78%) Linux
5 18 (17.82%) Windows XP
6 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.88%) Solaris
7 12 (11.88%) Unix
7 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.93%) AIX
9 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.99%) CentOS
10 1 (0.99%) Debian
10 1 (0.99%) Fedora
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Problem Management
2 17 (16.83%) Time Management
3 9 (8.91%) ITIL
3 9 (8.91%) Release Management
4 8 (7.92%) High Availability
4 8 (7.92%) Software Deployment
4 8 (7.92%) Software Distribution
5 7 (6.93%) Data Entry
5 7 (6.93%) DevOps
5 7 (6.93%) Project Management
5 7 (6.93%) SOA
5 7 (6.93%) Software Delivery
6 6 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.94%) Change Management
6 6 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (5.94%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (5.94%) Open Source
6 6 (5.94%) Six Sigma
6 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) Java
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.97%) C++
5 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.98%) C#
6 2 (1.98%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (59.41%) Security Cleared
2 45 (44.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.78%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (55.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) ISA Server
4 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) Docker
7 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.99%) KVM
7 1 (0.99%) NFS
7 1 (0.99%) Postfix
7 1 (0.99%) qmail
7 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.99%) Varnish
7 1 (0.99%) XenApp
7 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (17.82%) NetBackup
3 13 (12.87%) Netcool
4 10 (9.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (7.92%) Unicenter
7 7 (6.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
9 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.96%) SCCM
10 2 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.99%) Cacti
11 1 (0.99%) Plesk
11 1 (0.99%) Puppet
11 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.99%) WSUS
11 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) Oracle
2 27 (26.73%) VMware
3 24 (23.76%) HP
4 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.81%) Fujitsu
6 16 (15.84%) Veritas
7 15 (14.85%) EMC
7 15 (14.85%) Intel Security
8 14 (13.86%) F5
9 13 (12.87%) Meridio
10 12 (11.88%) Citrix
11 9 (8.91%) Cisco
12 8 (7.92%) Symantec
13 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
14 6 (5.94%) BEA
14 6 (5.94%) Endeca
14 6 (5.94%) FatWire
14 6 (5.94%) Sun
15 2 (1.98%) NetApp
16 1 (0.99%) Borland