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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.90% 8.27% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 64.71% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£490 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £410 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £18.36 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £18.36 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Windows
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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 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 15.38% 12.78% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Average daily rate £400 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £108 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.36 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.36 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
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 3 July 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 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Economics
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) HNC
5 2 (15.38%) HND
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Economics
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HNC
1 2 (15.38%) HND
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Google
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