The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.63% 14.10% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.35% 55.93% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 26
Median daily rate £363 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £461 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.75 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 59 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.75% 25.21% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 53
Median daily rate £363 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £124 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 21 (50.00%) Linux
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.43%) Electronics
5 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (21.43%) Marketing
5 9 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) SAP
5 9 (21.43%) HTTP
5 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 8 (19.05%) FTP
6 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 8 (19.05%) IIS
6 8 (19.05%) Apache
6 8 (19.05%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 8 (19.05%) Apache
1 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) HTTP
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) FTP
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) SSL
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) VoIP
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) SNMP
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.76%) FCoE
8 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Electronics
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
1 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Web Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) e-Health
4 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) VMS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (4.76%) Unix
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Server Building
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Data Management
5 1 (2.38%) Escalation Management
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) CCDA
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.38%) UAG
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
6 3 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
8 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky