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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 48 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.51% 23.48% 20.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.61% 72.97% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 12
Average daily rate
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£318 £290 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £129 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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
71 74 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.34% 32.17% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 15
Average daily rate £313 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £142 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
3 28 (28.87%) Active Directory
4 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (25.77%) VMware
6 24 (24.74%) Linux
7 23 (23.71%) Windows XP
8 22 (22.68%) DNS
9 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
10 15 (15.46%) HP
10 15 (15.46%) Oracle
10 15 (15.46%) Migration
11 14 (14.43%) Change Management
11 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
11 14 (14.43%) Red Hat
12 13 (13.40%) Lotus
12 13 (13.40%) ITIL
12 13 (13.40%) UNIX
13 12 (12.37%) IBM Notes
13 12 (12.37%) IBM
13 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (11.34%) Cisco
14 11 (11.34%) Tivoli
14 11 (11.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 11 (11.34%) Software Distribution
15 10 (10.31%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.37%) IBM Notes
3 9 (9.28%) IIS
4 7 (7.22%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (6.19%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.15%) Lync
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.09%) Zimbra
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.06%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Office
2 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) PaaS
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
1 3 (3.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) DNS
2 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.28%) VPN
3 9 (9.28%) Firewall
4 8 (8.25%) Internet
4 8 (8.25%) DHCP
5 7 (7.22%) Network Security
6 5 (5.15%) SAN
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.09%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.09%) LAN
8 3 (3.09%) SMS
8 3 (3.09%) WAN
9 2 (2.06%) SSL
9 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.06%) Wireless
9 2 (2.06%) IPsec
10 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.03%) VLAN
10 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MSI
2 2 (2.06%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (6.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.06%) Military
3 1 (1.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.34%) Analyst
2 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.22%) Architect
5 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Web Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Web Support Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Flash
2 5 (5.15%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.09%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) XSLT
5 1 (1.03%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) OLE
5 1 (1.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) CESG
4 2 (2.06%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Firmware
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (24.74%) Linux
4 23 (23.71%) Windows XP
5 13 (13.40%) UNIX
6 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.28%) Solaris
7 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.22%) Android
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
11 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.06%) AIX
12 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.03%) HPUX
13 1 (1.03%) zOS
13 1 (1.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Migration
2 14 (14.43%) Change Management
3 13 (13.40%) ITIL
4 11 (11.34%) Software Distribution
5 6 (6.19%) Web Development
6 5 (5.15%) Time Management
6 5 (5.15%) Validation
6 5 (5.15%) Software Deployment
7 4 (4.12%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.12%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.09%) Service Management
8 3 (3.09%) Information Security
8 3 (3.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.09%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.09%) Change Control
9 2 (2.06%) High Availability
9 2 (2.06%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 8 (8.25%) C
4 6 (6.19%) Perl
4 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.15%) AWK
5 5 (5.15%) Korn
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.15%) MCITP
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.06%) CCNA
9 1 (1.03%) CCA
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.03%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.03%) Dell Certification
9 1 (1.03%) DCSE
9 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
1 1 (1.03%) COBIT
1 1 (1.03%) QA
1 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) vSphere
4 5 (5.15%) Xen
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.06%) UAG
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.03%) vCloud
6 1 (1.03%) NFS
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Tivoli
1 11 (11.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (9.28%) SCCM
3 7 (7.22%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.15%) Puppet
4 5 (5.15%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
1 25 (25.77%) VMware
2 15 (15.46%) HP
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle
3 14 (14.43%) Red Hat
4 13 (13.40%) Lotus
5 12 (12.37%) IBM
6 11 (11.34%) Cisco
7 9 (9.28%) EMC
8 7 (7.22%) Symantec
9 6 (6.19%) Juniper
9 6 (6.19%) Adobe
10 5 (5.15%) Sun
10 5 (5.15%) McAfee
11 4 (4.12%) Citrix
11 4 (4.12%) CA
11 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.06%) F5
13 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
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