The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 20 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 165 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.87% 16.26% 16.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.49% 56.51% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 85 85
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £156 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +112.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.75 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.52 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 292 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.88% 28.77% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 182 112
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% +70.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Reading region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Reading region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows.

1 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.01%) Windows Server
3 49 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 49 (33.33%) VMware
4 41 (27.89%) Linux
5 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (18.37%) Unix
7 25 (17.01%) AIX
7 25 (17.01%) Solaris
8 24 (16.33%) Shell Script
8 24 (16.33%) IBM
9 23 (15.65%) Cisco
10 22 (14.97%) Citrix
10 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (14.97%) Data Centre
11 21 (14.29%) NetApp
12 20 (13.61%) SAN
12 20 (13.61%) Windows 7
13 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
13 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
14 18 (12.24%) Mainframe
14 18 (12.24%) Office 365
15 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (11.56%) IBM Mainframe
15 17 (11.56%) EMC
15 17 (11.56%) DNS
15 17 (11.56%) Law
16 16 (10.88%) Firewall
16 16 (10.88%) Oracle
17 14 (9.52%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.04%) Apache
3 3 (2.04%) IIS
3 3 (2.04%) JBoss
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) Office 365
2 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.40%) IaaS
4 5 (3.40%) PaaS
5 3 (2.04%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.04%) Yammer
6 1 (0.68%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.61%) SAN
2 17 (11.56%) DNS
3 16 (10.88%) Firewall
4 13 (8.84%) DHCP
4 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.80%) LAN
6 8 (5.44%) HTTP
6 8 (5.44%) SMTP
7 6 (4.08%) VPN
8 4 (2.72%) WAN
9 3 (2.04%) Internet
9 3 (2.04%) MPLS
9 3 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.04%) Skype
9 3 (2.04%) VoIP
9 3 (2.04%) WLAN
10 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.36%) SSH
10 2 (1.36%) SSL
10 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) DB2
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.04%) OLAP
4 3 (2.04%) OLTP
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Ant
1 4 (2.72%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.72%) ClearQuest
1 4 (2.72%) Maven
2 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) MSI
4 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (11.56%) Law
2 14 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 17 (11.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Developer
5 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (6.12%) Architect
5 9 (6.12%) Consultant
6 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.40%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.40%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.48%) .NET
2 9 (6.12%) Web Services
3 5 (3.40%) WCF
4 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.72%) CGI
4 4 (2.72%) HTML
5 3 (2.04%) CSS
5 3 (2.04%) CSS3
5 3 (2.04%) WinForms
6 2 (1.36%) Java EE
6 2 (1.36%) Middleware
6 2 (1.36%) Worklight
7 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) Flash
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.24%) Mainframe
3 17 (11.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (9.52%) EMC VNX
5 10 (6.80%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.40%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.36%) AS400
9 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.68%) Clustering
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.68%) FMCG
10 1 (0.68%) iSeries
10 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) Windows Server
2 41 (27.89%) Linux
3 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (18.37%) Unix
5 25 (17.01%) AIX
5 25 (17.01%) Solaris
6 20 (13.61%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.84%) Windows 10
7 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.76%) Android
9 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.72%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.84%) Migration
1 13 (8.84%) Project Management
2 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (6.12%) Data Protection
3 9 (6.12%) ITIL
3 9 (6.12%) Load Balancing
3 9 (6.12%) Problem Management
4 8 (5.44%) Mentoring
4 8 (5.44%) Patch Management
5 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.76%) CRM
5 7 (4.76%) Service Management
6 6 (4.08%) DevOps
6 6 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.08%) Product Management
7 5 (3.40%) ERP
8 4 (2.72%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.72%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.33%) Shell Script
2 12 (8.16%) SQL
3 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.08%) Perl
4 6 (4.08%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) C#
6 4 (2.72%) C
6 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.36%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.68%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.40%) MCSE
4 5 (3.40%) PMP
5 4 (2.72%) Degree
5 4 (2.72%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (1.36%) CCNP
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) CISM
8 1 (0.68%) MCDST
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.04%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.04%) XenApp
4 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.36%) Docker
5 2 (1.36%) iptables
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) Ceph
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.68%) Squid
6 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) SCCM
1 11 (7.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.76%) Ansible
2 7 (4.76%) SCOM
3 4 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.04%) Puppet
4 3 (2.04%) WMI
5 2 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.68%) RANCID
6 1 (0.68%) Salt
6 1 (0.68%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.68%) vMotion
6 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.33%) VMware
3 24 (16.33%) IBM
4 23 (15.65%) Cisco
5 22 (14.97%) Citrix
6 21 (14.29%) NetApp
7 17 (11.56%) EMC
8 16 (10.88%) Oracle
9 9 (6.12%) HP
10 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.72%) Samsung
11 3 (2.04%) Apple
11 3 (2.04%) Dell
11 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.04%) SAP
12 2 (1.36%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas
13 1 (0.68%) Percona
13 1 (0.68%) Tableau
13 1 (0.68%) Talend
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