The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 11 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.02% 4.32% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 77.78% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £203 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 24.10% 5.56% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Median daily rate £275 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -15.00%
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 Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Newbury region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Newbury region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) iTunes
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Architect
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas