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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 8 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.90% 13.82% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 80.95% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Median daily rate £350 £402 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.88% +40.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £603 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

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
17 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 13.49% 17.07% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
Median daily rate £400 £404 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 (36.11%) LAN
1 13 (36.11%) WAN
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.78%) Unix
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco
6 7 (19.44%) DNS
6 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) LAN
1 13 (36.11%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) Skype
5 5 (13.89%) SMTP
6 4 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (8.33%) SAN
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.56%) VLAN
9 1 (2.78%) 4G
9 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.78%) LTE
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) NSubstitute
1 3 (8.33%) NUnit
1 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
2 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Agile Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior SQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (11.11%) Kafka
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Django
6 1 (2.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Unix
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Android
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) TDD
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (11.11%) High Availability
5 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.89%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 3 (8.33%) SANS
3 3 (8.33%) SSCP
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) vCloud
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.89%) AirWatch
2 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (13.89%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) QRadar
4 2 (5.56%) vMotion
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Nessus
5 1 (2.78%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.78%) Nmap
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.78%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) Symantec
6 4 (11.11%) Apple
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Splunk
9 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.78%) Intel
9 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.78%) Qualys
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas