The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 14.81% 22.81% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 92.86% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 8
Median daily rate £450 £380 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £236 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £565 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 - £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
18 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 16.67% 24.56% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 9
Median daily rate £400 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidenhead region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) DNS
6 7 (21.88%) .NET
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) MobileIron
7 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
7 6 (18.75%) Service Management
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (18.75%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) LAN
1 11 (34.38%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) Skype
5 5 (15.63%) SMTP
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) 3G
8 1 (3.13%) 4G
8 1 (3.13%) H.323
8 1 (3.13%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) LTE
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) SS7
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) NSubstitute
1 3 (9.38%) NUnit
1 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Deskside Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (12.50%) Kafka
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) WF
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Android
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (18.75%) Service Management
1 6 (18.75%) TDD
1 6 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) SANS
3 3 (9.38%) SSCP
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) vCloud
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.63%) AirWatch
2 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) QRadar
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Kibana
5 1 (3.13%) logstash
5 1 (3.13%) Nessus
5 1 (3.13%) Nexpose
5 1 (3.13%) Nmap
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) MobileIron
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Symantec
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Intel
7 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.13%) NetWitness
7 1 (3.13%) Qualys
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas