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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.49% 7.75% 12.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 66.67% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£481 £150 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.83% -73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £91.68 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +376.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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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
17 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.88% 11.63% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £129 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+210.67% -65.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £165.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +1078.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (8.33%) MSI
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) HNC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix