The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bracknell region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 81 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.26% 31.03% 23.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.80% 86.17% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £438 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £102.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +736.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 94 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.94% 36.02% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £102.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +385.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
Berkshire

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 July 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 July 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 50 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 41 (37.96%) SC Cleared
3 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
4 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (26.85%) VMware
7 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (20.37%) Windows XP
9 21 (19.44%) Migration
10 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (18.52%) Linux
11 19 (17.59%) Oracle
11 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
11 19 (17.59%) Cisco
12 17 (15.74%) DNS
12 17 (15.74%) Windows 7
13 16 (14.81%) HP
14 14 (12.96%) Firewall
14 14 (12.96%) SQL
15 13 (12.04%) VPN
15 13 (12.04%) Citrix
16 12 (11.11%) IBM
16 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
16 12 (11.11%) MS Office
16 12 (11.11%) ITIL
16 12 (11.11%) UNIX
16 12 (11.11%) Solaris
16 12 (11.11%) SCCM
17 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
17 10 (9.26%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) Lync
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.70%) Zimbra
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.93%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) IaaS
2 2 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) DNS
2 14 (12.96%) Firewall
3 13 (12.04%) VPN
4 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.26%) DHCP
6 7 (6.48%) SSL
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.56%) Network Security
8 5 (4.63%) LAN
8 5 (4.63%) SMS
9 4 (3.70%) WAN
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) NetScreen
9 4 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.78%) IPsec
10 3 (2.78%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.78%) SAN
11 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.85%) Broadband
11 2 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) SQLPlus
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (1.85%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.93%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (4.63%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Local Government
2 2 (1.85%) Publishing
2 2 (1.85%) Military
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) Architect
3 8 (7.41%) Analyst
4 7 (6.48%) Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 3 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.78%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) XSLT
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) OLE
4 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Replication
2 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.85%) CESG
3 2 (1.85%) PKI
3 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) FMCG
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.37%) Windows XP
4 20 (18.52%) Linux
5 17 (15.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.11%) UNIX
6 12 (11.11%) Solaris
7 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.56%) Android
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.63%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.70%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) Migration
2 12 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (8.33%) Change Management
3 9 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 7 (6.48%) Software Deployment
5 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.63%) Validation
7 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (2.78%) Change Control
8 3 (2.78%) Security Architecture
8 3 (2.78%) Release Management
8 3 (2.78%) Information Security
8 3 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (1.85%) Regression Testing
9 2 (1.85%) Project Management
9 2 (1.85%) Service Management
9 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) C
3 6 (5.56%) Perl
3 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.63%) Korn
4 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.63%) AWK
5 4 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (2.78%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 41 (37.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.56%) CCNA
6 5 (4.63%) MCSE
7 4 (3.70%) MCITP
7 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) CCA
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
1 1 (0.93%) COBIT
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) UAG
3 5 (4.63%) Xen
4 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.78%) vSphere
5 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) SCCM
2 10 (9.26%) Tivoli
3 8 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (4.63%) Puppet
4 5 (4.63%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.78%) SCOM
5 3 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.85%) VMware
3 19 (17.59%) Oracle
3 19 (17.59%) Cisco
4 16 (14.81%) HP
5 13 (12.04%) Citrix
6 12 (11.11%) IBM
7 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.41%) Juniper
8 8 (7.41%) AppSense
9 7 (6.48%) Becrypt
10 6 (5.56%) McAfee
10 6 (5.56%) Lotus
11 5 (4.63%) Sun
12 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.70%) F5
13 3 (2.78%) CA
14 2 (1.85%) NetApp
14 2 (1.85%) Borland
14 2 (1.85%) EMC
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