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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.83% 13.01% 15.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.86% 53.85% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £235 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £23.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
57 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.14% 24.16% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 29
Average daily rate £335 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £240 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £27.70 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
3 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) Linux
5 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (23.33%) MS Office
7 13 (21.67%) Citrix
7 13 (21.67%) ITIL
8 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.33%) SAN
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco
10 10 (16.67%) SCCM
11 9 (15.00%) vSphere
11 9 (15.00%) Migration
11 9 (15.00%) Firewall
12 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (13.33%) UNIX
12 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
12 8 (13.33%) LAN
12 8 (13.33%) WAN
12 8 (13.33%) Lync
12 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.67%) DNS
13 7 (11.67%) HP
13 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (13.33%) Lync
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CCM
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 8 (13.33%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) WAN
4 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) DNS
5 5 (8.33%) VPN
5 5 (8.33%) DHCP
6 4 (6.67%) VLAN
7 3 (5.00%) VoIP
7 3 (5.00%) SNMP
7 3 (5.00%) MPLS
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.00%) NAS
7 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) French Language
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ATL
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) IVR
5 1 (1.67%) e-Health
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.33%) UNIX
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Solaris
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.33%) Windows CE
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.33%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.67%) Information Security
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) ERP
7 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.67%) Analytics
8 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) VBScript
3 3 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) MCSE
2 6 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (5.00%) MCITP
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) MCTS
4 2 (3.33%) MOS
5 1 (1.67%) CEH
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) GIAC
5 1 (1.67%) GCIA
5 1 (1.67%) GCIH
5 1 (1.67%) GCFA
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) XenApp
4 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.00%) Samba
6 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.67%) Xen
7 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 4 (6.67%) WSUS
4 3 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.33%) Nagios
5 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) VMware
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Citrix
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.67%) Brocade
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) CA
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.33%) Google
9 2 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.33%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.33%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) BT
9 2 (3.33%) CODA
9 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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