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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.17% 4.05% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 24.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £308 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £475 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +3.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
47 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 27.98% 16.89% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) vRealize
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) IP Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Hardware Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior IP Design Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior IP Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vCloud
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vRealize
2 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec