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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.72% 2.86% 9.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 50.00% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £299 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £367 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
12 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 10.08% 5.71% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.76%) Debian
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) XP Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PC Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
3 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Debian
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Symbian
6 1 (5.88%) Zend
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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