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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.42% 3.76% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 57.14% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 14
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
8 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.48% 6.57% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 25
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £528 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) Infovista
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (20.83%) SCCM
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
4 5 (20.83%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.50%) High Availability
6 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) Intranet
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) BGP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) OSPF
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) SSH
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Laravel
2 1 (4.17%) Symfony
2 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) NGOSS
3 1 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Database Security
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
3 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCIE
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Nessus
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) Infovista
3 5 (20.83%) Remedy
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.33%) Qualys
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Zend