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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.16% 7.81% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 65.22% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £203 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £210 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £438 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
22 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.16% 11.98% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) vCloud
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IP Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IP Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IP Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas