The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newbury region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.79% 8.90% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.74% 92.86% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £300 £124
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +142.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £196 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.67% 9.59% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Average daily rate £238 £170 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £170 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) UNIX
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) IIS
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) HPUX
7 5 (20.00%) Apache
7 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) Sun
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) JMeter
2 3 (12.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) QADirector
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
3 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (8.00%) Toad
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Handset
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Solaris
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) HPUX
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.00%) Android
5 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (12.00%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Symbian
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Nokia
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
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