The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 13.01% 34.25% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 86.21% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 0
Average daily rate £308 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.51% 39.73% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 0
Average daily rate £265 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Berkshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Maidenhead region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Maidenhead region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (81.63%) Windows 7
2 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.94%) VPN
5 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
6 20 (40.82%) LAN
7 19 (38.78%) Cisco
7 19 (38.78%) WSUS
7 19 (38.78%) SCCM
8 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (36.73%) VMware
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (32.65%) HP
10 16 (32.65%) SAN
10 16 (32.65%) DNS
10 16 (32.65%) MS Office
11 15 (30.61%) Symantec
12 14 (28.57%) NetBackup
13 12 (24.49%) MPLS
13 12 (24.49%) Internet
13 12 (24.49%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
13 12 (24.49%) vSphere
14 11 (22.45%) Firewall
15 10 (20.41%) WAN
15 10 (20.41%) MobileIron
16 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
16 9 (18.37%) SQL
16 9 (18.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (18.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.65%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) VPN
2 20 (40.82%) LAN
3 16 (32.65%) SAN
3 16 (32.65%) DNS
4 12 (24.49%) MPLS
4 12 (24.49%) Internet
5 11 (22.45%) Firewall
6 10 (20.41%) WAN
7 8 (16.33%) SMTP
7 8 (16.33%) HTTP
8 7 (14.29%) LDAP
9 6 (12.24%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.16%) BGP
11 3 (6.12%) DMZ
11 3 (6.12%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) DHCP
12 2 (4.08%) OSPF
12 2 (4.08%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MS Access
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 6 (12.24%) Japanese Language
2 4 (8.16%) French Language
2 4 (8.16%) German Language
2 4 (8.16%) Italian Language
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
1 10 (20.41%) Team Leader
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) jQuery
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows 7
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITSM
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.12%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Security
6 3 (6.12%) Security Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.04%) Time Management
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.04%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.04%) High Availability
8 1 (2.04%) SIEM
8 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) PHP5
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) JNCIP
3 2 (4.08%) CCSA
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) KVM
5 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) WSUS
1 19 (38.78%) SCCM
2 14 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 12 (24.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Nessus
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) VMware
4 16 (32.65%) HP
5 15 (30.61%) Symantec
6 10 (20.41%) MobileIron
7 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
8 8 (16.33%) Brocade
8 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
9 7 (14.29%) McAfee
10 6 (12.24%) Apple
11 3 (6.12%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (6.12%) Juniper
11 3 (6.12%) SAP
12 2 (4.08%) Nokia
12 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.04%) IBM
13 1 (2.04%) Dell
13 1 (2.04%) Citrix
13 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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