The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.88% 28.42% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 96.43% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +180.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 Maidenhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 23.76% 29.47% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Average daily rate £338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £279 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) DNS
7 9 (32.14%) DHCP
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) SCCM
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
11 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.86%) MS Office
11 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
12 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 4 (14.29%) VPN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) BGP
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) DMZ
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.14%) DRM
3 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) ETL
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) JNCIP
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) DFS Replication
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) CA
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
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