The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.11% 7.20% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 60.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £18.36 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £18.36 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 15.75% 12.00% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate £475 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -25.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) HNC
5 2 (16.67%) HND
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Economics
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HNC
1 2 (16.67%) HND
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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