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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.16% 24.63% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.58% 81.48% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £140 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £432 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
48 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.92% 30.22% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 15
Average daily rate £313 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) SC Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
4 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
6 21 (23.33%) Linux
7 19 (21.11%) VMware
8 18 (20.00%) Migration
8 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (20.00%) Oracle
9 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
10 15 (16.67%) Cisco
11 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
11 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (14.44%) DNS
12 13 (14.44%) MS Office
12 13 (14.44%) SQL
12 13 (14.44%) UNIX
13 12 (13.33%) ITIL
13 12 (13.33%) HP
14 11 (12.22%) Firewall
14 11 (12.22%) Tivoli
14 11 (12.22%) IBM
14 11 (12.22%) VPN
15 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
16 9 (10.00%) Solaris
16 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (10.00%) Lync
16 9 (10.00%) Software Distribution

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Lync
3 7 (7.78%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.44%) Zimbra
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.33%) IIS
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) IaaS
2 2 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.44%) DNS
3 11 (12.22%) VPN
3 11 (12.22%) Firewall
4 7 (7.78%) DHCP
5 6 (6.67%) SSL
5 6 (6.67%) Network Security
5 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.56%) Internet
7 4 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (4.44%) SMS
7 4 (4.44%) NetScreen
8 3 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.33%) WAN
8 3 (3.33%) SAN
9 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.22%) Broadband
9 2 (2.22%) Wireless
9 2 (2.22%) IPsec
9 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.56%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (2.22%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (1.11%) Local Government
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Support Technician
8 2 (2.22%) Programmer
8 2 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) XSLT
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) OLE
4 1 (1.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.11%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.22%) Replication
1 2 (2.22%) CESG
1 2 (2.22%) PKI
1 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.11%) FMCG
2 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
3 21 (23.33%) Linux
4 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) UNIX
6 9 (10.00%) Solaris
7 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.67%) Android
9 6 (6.67%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.44%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.11%) zOS
13 1 (1.11%) AIX
13 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Migration
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 8 (8.89%) Change Management
5 6 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.56%) Validation
7 4 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Change Control
8 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.33%) Time Management
8 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.33%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.22%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.22%) DRM
9 2 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) C
3 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.56%) AWK
3 5 (5.56%) Korn
3 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) DCSE
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.11%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) COBIT
1 1 (1.11%) QA
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Xen
3 5 (5.56%) UAG
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Tivoli
2 8 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.67%) SCCM
4 5 (5.56%) Puppet
4 5 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) VMware
3 18 (20.00%) Oracle
4 15 (16.67%) Cisco
5 12 (13.33%) HP
6 11 (12.22%) IBM
7 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.89%) Juniper
9 7 (7.78%) Lotus
10 5 (5.56%) Citrix
10 5 (5.56%) Sun
10 5 (5.56%) McAfee
11 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.33%) F5
12 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.33%) Becrypt
12 3 (3.33%) CA
13 2 (2.22%) Cognos
13 2 (2.22%) EMC
13 2 (2.22%) NetApp
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