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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.70% 27.03% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.38% 90.91% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
32 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 34.04% 29.73% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate £325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £278 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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
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 20 August 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 (62.07%) Active Directory
1 18 (62.07%) Windows 7
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) SCCM
4 8 (27.59%) MS Office
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) DMZ
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows 7
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITSM
3 3 (10.34%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) DRM
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PHP5
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) MobileIron
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
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