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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.18% 20.00% 20.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 73.68% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 11
Average daily rate
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£309 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.48% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
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 £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.88% 27.14% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £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 £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 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 24 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 38 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 25 (30.49%) VMware
4 24 (29.27%) Linux
5 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (26.83%) DNS
6 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (25.61%) Windows XP
8 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 14 (17.07%) HP
9 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
10 13 (15.85%) Change Management
10 13 (15.85%) ITIL
10 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
11 12 (14.63%) Oracle
11 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.41%) Cisco
12 11 (13.41%) Lotus
12 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (12.20%) Migration
13 10 (12.20%) EMC
13 10 (12.20%) IIS
13 10 (12.20%) Java
13 10 (12.20%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) IIS
2 10 (12.20%) IBM Notes
3 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (8.54%) GlassFish
6 6 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (7.32%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) PaaS
1 4 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.98%) Firewall
4 8 (9.76%) VPN
4 8 (9.76%) Internet
4 8 (9.76%) DHCP
5 6 (7.32%) Network Security
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.66%) LAN
6 3 (3.66%) SMS
6 3 (3.66%) WAN
6 3 (3.66%) SAN
7 2 (2.44%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) IPsec
7 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MSI
2 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Consultant
5 5 (6.10%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Web Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Web Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Flash
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) OLE
4 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) CLARiiON
2 7 (8.54%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.66%) CESG
6 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.61%) Windows XP
5 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.20%) UNIX
6 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.10%) Android
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.66%) Solaris
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.44%) AIX
11 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.22%) HPUX
12 1 (1.22%) zOS
12 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
1 13 (15.85%) Change Management
2 10 (12.20%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) Time Management
3 8 (9.76%) Software Distribution
4 7 (8.54%) High Availability
4 7 (8.54%) Web Development
5 6 (7.32%) Validation
5 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.88%) Information Security
6 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.66%) Change Control
7 3 (3.66%) Service Management
7 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) Java
2 7 (8.54%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Perl
3 5 (6.10%) C
4 3 (3.66%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) AWK
4 3 (3.66%) Korn
4 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.32%) MCITP
4 6 (7.32%) MCSE
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) CCDA
7 1 (1.22%) CCDP
7 1 (1.22%) CCA
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) Dell Certification
7 1 (1.22%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) vSphere
4 3 (3.66%) Xen
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.44%) vCloud
6 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.22%) Firmware
6 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.32%) SCCM
4 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.66%) Puppet
5 3 (3.66%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.44%) WSUS
7 1 (1.22%) SCOM
7 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) VMware
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.07%) HP
3 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.63%) Oracle
5 11 (13.41%) Cisco
5 11 (13.41%) Lotus
6 10 (12.20%) EMC
7 8 (9.76%) Symantec
8 7 (8.54%) Adobe
9 6 (7.32%) Juniper
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
11 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.88%) CA
11 4 (4.88%) IBM
12 3 (3.66%) Sun
12 3 (3.66%) Citrix
12 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.44%) F5
13 2 (2.44%) Cognos
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
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