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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.24% 10.96% 13.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 47.06% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £164 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £409 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- -6.68%
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
15 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.85% 23.29% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 4
Average daily rate £350 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.00%) Lync
7 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.00%) PC Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) PC Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Laravel
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PHP5
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.00%) Zend
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
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