The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.21% 14.88% 8.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.10% 72.00% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £20.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 - £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 - £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
41 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.64% 20.66% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 20
Average daily rate £335 £248 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.35% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 30 (44.78%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.87%) ITIL
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.91%) Linux
5 12 (17.91%) LAN
5 12 (17.91%) HP
5 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
6 11 (16.42%) MS Office
6 11 (16.42%) Firewall
7 10 (14.93%) Migration
7 10 (14.93%) UNIX
7 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
7 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (13.43%) vSphere
8 9 (13.43%) Lync
8 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
8 9 (13.43%) Citrix
9 8 (11.94%) Finance
9 8 (11.94%) SAN
9 8 (11.94%) DNS
9 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.94%) SCCM
10 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (10.45%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (13.43%) Lync
2 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Office
2 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) LAN
1 12 (17.91%) WAN
2 11 (16.42%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 8 (11.94%) SAN
4 6 (8.96%) DHCP
5 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.46%) VPN
6 3 (4.48%) SNMP
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
6 3 (4.48%) VLAN
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.48%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 1 (1.49%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) DB2
2 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (7.46%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Xcode
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.48%) French Language
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Consultant
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ATL
3 1 (1.49%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 2 (2.99%) iSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) UNIX
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.96%) AIX
6 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) CentOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.99%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.97%) ERP
4 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.97%) Information Security
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.99%) SIEM
6 2 (2.99%) Change Control
6 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.99%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) Service Management
6 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.46%) ABAP
3 5 (7.46%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) VBScript
4 2 (2.99%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCSE
2 5 (7.46%) MCSA
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MOS
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
1 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) vSphere
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.97%) XenApp
3 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.48%) Samba
4 3 (4.48%) vCloud
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) VMware
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) HP
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) SAP
5 6 (8.96%) IBM
5 6 (8.96%) ProCurve
6 5 (7.46%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
7 4 (5.97%) Brocade
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle
9 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.99%) Sage
9 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.99%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.99%) Meru Networks
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