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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 8 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.50% 9.17% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 75.86% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 13
Median daily rate £313 £351 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £418 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.12% 12.08% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 37
Median daily rate £338 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.89%
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 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
4 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
5 14 (34.15%) HTTP
6 13 (31.71%) FTP
7 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
7 12 (29.27%) Electronics
8 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) Programme Management
8 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
8 10 (24.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (24.39%) Marketing
8 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (24.39%) SAP
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
10 8 (19.51%) CSS
10 8 (19.51%) IIS
10 8 (19.51%) MS Office
10 8 (19.51%) Apache
11 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange

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 (19.51%) Apache
1 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
2 14 (34.15%) HTTP
3 13 (31.71%) FTP
4 9 (21.95%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) SSL
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 4 (9.76%) ICMP
7 4 (9.76%) IGMP
7 4 (9.76%) IPv4
7 4 (9.76%) SNMP
7 4 (9.76%) VLAN
8 3 (7.32%) BGP
8 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
8 3 (7.32%) Frame Relay
8 3 (7.32%) IPv6
8 3 (7.32%) MPLS
8 3 (7.32%) OSPF
8 3 (7.32%) RSVP
8 3 (7.32%) VPLS
8 3 (7.32%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Electronics
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
3 10 (24.39%) Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Web Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) IPTV
1 4 (9.76%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (9.76%) Video on Demand
2 3 (7.32%) STB
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
1 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (24.39%) Programme Management
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCIP
1 3 (7.32%) CCNA
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
1 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) vRealize
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Ericsson
6 3 (7.32%) Hitachi
6 3 (7.32%) Huawei
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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