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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 14 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 67 125 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.09% 13.57% 15.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.29% 49.80% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 69
Median daily rate £325 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £194 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 7
Median hourly rate £30.91 £20.78 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.78% +29.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.82 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.52 £70.20 £35.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
113 251 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.33% 27.25% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 159 102
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 9
Median hourly rate £55.65 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% +51.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 17 January 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 17 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.10%) VMware
3 52 (34.44%) Active Directory
4 48 (31.79%) Windows Server
5 40 (26.49%) Linux
6 27 (17.88%) Solaris
6 27 (17.88%) Unix
7 26 (17.22%) AIX
8 25 (16.56%) IBM
8 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (15.89%) Shell Script
10 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
11 22 (14.57%) Cisco
11 22 (14.57%) Citrix
11 22 (14.57%) MS Office
12 21 (13.91%) SAN
12 21 (13.91%) NetApp
13 20 (13.25%) EMC
13 20 (13.25%) MS Excel
14 19 (12.58%) Oracle
14 19 (12.58%) Office 365
15 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
15 18 (11.92%) Mainframe
16 17 (11.26%) Law
16 17 (11.26%) Windows 7
16 17 (11.26%) IBM Mainframe
17 15 (9.93%) Windows 10
17 15 (9.93%) Firewall
17 15 (9.93%) DNS

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 12 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.99%) Documentum
3 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (14.57%) MS Office
2 20 (13.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) Office 365
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.99%) IaaS
5 3 (1.99%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Yammer
6 1 (0.66%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) SAN
2 15 (9.93%) DNS
2 15 (9.93%) Firewall
3 14 (9.27%) DHCP
3 14 (9.27%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.62%) LAN
5 6 (3.97%) SMTP
6 5 (3.31%) HTTP
6 5 (3.31%) Skype
7 4 (2.65%) LDAP
7 4 (2.65%) MPLS
7 4 (2.65%) VPN
7 4 (2.65%) WAN
8 3 (1.99%) Internet
8 3 (1.99%) SSL
8 3 (1.99%) VoIP
8 3 (1.99%) WLAN
9 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) DB2
3 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.99%) OLAP
5 3 (1.99%) OLTP
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Ant
1 5 (3.31%) ClearCase
1 5 (3.31%) Maven
2 4 (2.65%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) MSI
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.66%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (11.26%) Law
2 14 (9.27%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.22%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (11.92%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.28%) Architect
5 11 (7.28%) Consultant
6 10 (6.62%) Developer
7 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) 1st Line Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.31%) Active Directory Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Administrator
11 5 (3.31%) Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.97%) Web Services
3 5 (3.31%) CGI
3 5 (3.31%) HTML
4 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.65%) WCF
5 3 (1.99%) CSS
5 3 (1.99%) CSS3
5 3 (1.99%) WinForms
6 2 (1.32%) Worklight
7 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.66%) DCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Flash
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.66%) Java EE
7 1 (0.66%) Middleware
7 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.66%) WPF
7 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.92%) Mainframe
3 17 (11.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (9.27%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (9.27%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.66%) AS400
10 1 (0.66%) Clustering
10 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.66%) FMCG
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.79%) Windows Server
2 40 (26.49%) Linux
3 27 (17.88%) Solaris
3 27 (17.88%) Unix
4 26 (17.22%) AIX
5 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.26%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.93%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.97%) Android
11 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.66%) CentOS
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.61%) Project Management
2 11 (7.28%) ITIL
2 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (5.96%) Migration
4 8 (5.30%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.64%) Service Management
6 6 (3.97%) Data Protection
6 6 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.31%) DevOps
7 5 (3.31%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.31%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (3.31%) Patch Management
8 4 (2.65%) CRM
8 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.65%) PRINCE
8 4 (2.65%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.65%) Validation
8 4 (2.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) Shell Script
2 11 (7.28%) SQL
3 7 (4.64%) Perl
4 6 (3.97%) C#
5 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.32%) C
8 2 (1.32%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Java
9 1 (0.66%) Korn
9 1 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.28%) DV Cleared
2 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.64%) Degree
4 6 (3.97%) MCSE
5 5 (3.31%) PMP
6 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.99%) MCDST
7 3 (1.99%) MCITP
7 3 (1.99%) MCP
7 3 (1.99%) MCSA
8 2 (1.32%) CCNA
8 2 (1.32%) CCNP
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
2 5 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 52 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) XenApp
4 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.32%) Docker
5 2 (1.32%) iptables
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.66%) Ceph
6 1 (0.66%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) Postfix
6 1 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) SCCM
2 11 (7.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.97%) SCOM
3 6 (3.97%) WSUS
4 5 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.99%) Ansible
6 3 (1.99%) Puppet
6 3 (1.99%) WMI
7 2 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.66%) Cacti
8 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.66%) RANCID
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
8 1 (0.66%) vMotion
8 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.10%) VMware
3 25 (16.56%) IBM
4 22 (14.57%) Cisco
4 22 (14.57%) Citrix
5 21 (13.91%) NetApp
6 20 (13.25%) EMC
7 19 (12.58%) Oracle
8 14 (9.27%) HP
9 5 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.99%) Apple
11 3 (1.99%) Dell
11 3 (1.99%) Samsung
11 3 (1.99%) SAP
12 2 (1.32%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.32%) Veritas
13 1 (0.66%) Percona
13 1 (0.66%) Tableau
13 1 (0.66%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
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