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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 17.58% 14.62% 30.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.21% 76.00% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 15
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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
19 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 20.88% 19.23% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
Average daily rate £375 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £196 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 15 (57.69%) MS Visio
4 11 (42.31%) MS Office
4 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 8 (30.77%) Use Case
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) MPLS
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) LAN
7 7 (26.92%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) SMTP
7 7 (26.92%) HTTP
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.69%) Lync

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Visio
2 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) VPN
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) MPLS
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) SMTP
2 7 (26.92%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Writer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Use Case
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
1 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
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