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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.69% 14.40% 10.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 67.31% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
Average daily rate
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£263 £294 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £171 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £403 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -8.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.59%
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
64 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.38% 21.40% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 21
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (32.31%) DNS
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (21.54%) IIS
7 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.92%) Change Management
9 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.85%) SAN
9 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.85%) UNIX
9 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.31%) MS Office
10 8 (12.31%) Java
10 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (12.31%) Internet
11 7 (10.77%) Firewall
11 7 (10.77%) Lotus
11 7 (10.77%) EMC
11 7 (10.77%) IBM Notes
11 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
12 6 (9.23%) Database Security
12 6 (9.23%) vSphere
12 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
12 6 (9.23%) Network Security
12 6 (9.23%) Web Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (21.54%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
3 6 (9.23%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.15%) Google App Engine
1 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) DNS
2 9 (13.85%) SAN
3 8 (12.31%) Internet
4 7 (10.77%) Firewall
5 6 (9.23%) Network Security
5 6 (9.23%) SSL
6 5 (7.69%) LAN
7 4 (6.15%) IMAP
7 4 (6.15%) WAN
7 4 (6.15%) SMTP
7 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
7 4 (6.15%) HTTP
7 4 (6.15%) VPN
8 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.62%) VLAN
8 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.08%) DHCP
9 2 (3.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.15%) Gradle
1 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Programmer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Flash
2 3 (4.62%) LAMP
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
4 1 (1.54%) WPF
4 1 (1.54%) Zend Framework
4 1 (1.54%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) CLARiiON
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 4 (6.15%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) Xbox
7 1 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) UNIX
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Change Management
2 6 (9.23%) Database Security
2 6 (9.23%) Web Development
2 6 (9.23%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
2 6 (9.23%) Information Security
2 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
2 6 (9.23%) Service Management
3 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.15%) DevOps
4 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
4 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.15%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.62%) Matrix Management
5 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) C
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) CISA
2 3 (4.62%) CISSP
3 2 (3.08%) CISM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
2 3 (4.62%) logstash
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.54%) WMI
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) VMware
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Lotus
3 7 (10.77%) EMC
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 6 (9.23%) Adobe
4 6 (9.23%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) Symantec
4 6 (9.23%) Remedy
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.15%) Google
6 4 (6.15%) Sybase
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
6 4 (6.15%) NetApp
6 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.62%) Splunk
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) Juniper
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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