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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 65 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.11% 22.41% 27.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.22% 61.90% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £436 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +74.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
69 105 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.24% 36.21% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 14
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £424 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +74.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.80%) VMware
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (28.05%) Security Cleared
7 22 (26.83%) HP
8 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
9 18 (21.95%) vSphere
9 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
10 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (20.73%) Migration
11 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
12 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
12 13 (15.85%) DNS
12 13 (15.85%) Linux
13 12 (14.63%) SQL
13 12 (14.63%) IBM
13 12 (14.63%) Firewall
13 12 (14.63%) SCCM
14 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
14 11 (13.41%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.20%) IIS
16 9 (10.98%) Citrix
16 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
17 8 (9.76%) LAN
17 8 (9.76%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Lync
5 2 (2.44%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.85%) DNS
3 12 (14.63%) Firewall
4 8 (9.76%) WAN
4 8 (9.76%) DHCP
4 8 (9.76%) LAN
5 7 (8.54%) SAN
6 6 (7.32%) Internet
7 5 (6.10%) VoIP
7 5 (6.10%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.88%) VLAN
8 4 (4.88%) HTTP
8 4 (4.88%) VPN
9 3 (3.66%) SNA
9 3 (3.66%) SSL
9 3 (3.66%) APPN
9 3 (3.66%) BGP
9 3 (3.66%) FTP
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) DB2
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) MS Access
3 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.22%) BitKeeper
General
1 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.10%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.66%) Finance
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Server Support
3 11 (13.41%) Server Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Server Support Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Applications Packager
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.88%) Administrator
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) VoIP Specialist
12 2 (2.44%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 3 (3.66%) APPC
3 3 (3.66%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.22%) COM
5 1 (1.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) AS400
4 3 (3.66%) iSeries
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.44%) CESG
5 2 (2.44%) EPoS
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Celerra
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) PDA
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.85%) Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.10%) AIX
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.66%) OS/400
8 3 (3.66%) SUSE
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.66%) i5/OS
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Migration
2 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
2 5 (6.10%) Change Management
2 5 (6.10%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (4.88%) Project Management
4 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
4 3 (3.66%) ITIL
4 3 (3.66%) Operations Management
4 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.66%) Release Management
4 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.44%) Software Delivery
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
5 2 (2.44%) High Availability
5 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.44%) MODAF
6 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C
2 5 (6.10%) VB
3 3 (3.66%) VBA
3 3 (3.66%) COBOL
3 3 (3.66%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) VBScript
3 3 (3.66%) RPG
4 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) MCITP
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) IBM Certification
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) MCTS
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.95%) vSphere
4 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.88%) Firmware
7 3 (3.66%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (3.66%) PowerHA
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.44%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) XenApp
9 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 11 (13.41%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.66%) vMotion
4 3 (3.66%) Tivoli NetView
4 3 (3.66%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.66%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.22%) SCSM
5 1 (1.22%) Netcool
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
1 31 (37.80%) VMware
2 22 (26.83%) HP
3 12 (14.63%) IBM
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) Dell
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.66%) Splunk
8 3 (3.66%) EMC
8 3 (3.66%) CA
8 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.66%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.44%) Becrypt
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) McAfee
9 2 (2.44%) F5
10 1 (1.22%) Altiris
10 1 (1.22%) Google
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