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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.88% 8.11% 10.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.24% 64.29% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 - £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 - £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
34 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.61% 12.61% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate £463 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (20.00%) Intranet
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Apache
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) LDAP
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) FTP
7 3 (15.00%) HTTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Intranet
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) SSH
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) FTP
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
3 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WAP
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Transition Management
4 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MBA
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) HNC
2 2 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Infovista
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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