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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.81% 20.00% 18.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 72.41% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £171 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
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
70 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.02% 27.62% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 14
Average daily rate £338 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 40 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 32 (39.51%) SC Cleared
3 28 (34.57%) VMware
4 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (29.63%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.40%) DNS
5 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
7 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
8 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.52%) HP
9 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
9 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (16.05%) ITIL
11 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 12 (14.81%) Change Management
11 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
12 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (13.58%) Lotus
13 10 (12.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (12.35%) Migration
13 10 (12.35%) IBM Notes
13 10 (12.35%) IIS
13 10 (12.35%) Java
13 10 (12.35%) Cisco
13 10 (12.35%) EMC
13 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) IBM Notes
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.64%) GlassFish
6 6 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (7.41%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) IaaS
1 4 (4.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) DNS
2 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.11%) DHCP
3 9 (11.11%) Firewall
4 8 (9.88%) Internet
4 8 (9.88%) VPN
5 5 (6.17%) Network Security
6 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.70%) SAN
7 3 (3.70%) SSL
7 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.70%) SMS
8 2 (2.47%) IPsec
8 2 (2.47%) LAN
8 2 (2.47%) WAN
9 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Military
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Web Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Web Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Flash
2 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) CLARiiON
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.64%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) CESG
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.64%) Android
7 7 (8.64%) UNIX
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Phone
8 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.23%) zOS
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Change Management
3 10 (12.35%) Migration
4 8 (9.88%) Time Management
4 8 (9.88%) Software Distribution
5 7 (8.64%) High Availability
5 7 (8.64%) Web Development
5 7 (8.64%) Validation
6 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Change Control
8 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) Service Management
9 2 (2.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Java
2 5 (6.17%) C
3 4 (4.94%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 32 (39.51%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) MCITP
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.64%) MCSE
5 3 (3.70%) CCNA
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) DCSE
6 1 (1.23%) Dell Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCDA
6 1 (1.23%) CCDP
6 1 (1.23%) CCA
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.23%) COBIT
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) Firmware
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.47%) vCloud
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (9.88%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) VMware
2 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.52%) HP
4 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (13.58%) Lotus
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco
6 10 (12.35%) EMC
7 9 (11.11%) Oracle
8 8 (9.88%) Symantec
9 7 (8.64%) Adobe
10 6 (7.41%) Juniper
11 5 (6.17%) McAfee
12 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.94%) CA
12 4 (4.94%) F5
13 3 (3.70%) Citrix
13 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
14 2 (2.47%) Cognos
14 2 (2.47%) BMC
15 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
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