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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 28 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.95% 7.06% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 32.43% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £104 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +915.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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
14 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.47% 21.76% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 4
Average daily rate £375 £250 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £105 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +842.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) SCCM
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint