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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.20% 10.41% 9.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 82.14% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 19
Median daily rate £288 £418 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.13% +45.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £34.10 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
35 28 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.65% 12.67% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 44
Median daily rate £300 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 26 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
7 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 14 (26.92%) HTTP
8 13 (25.00%) FTP
9 11 (21.15%) MS Office
9 11 (21.15%) DNS
9 11 (21.15%) Electronics
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (17.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (17.31%) Marketing
11 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) Cisco
11 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
11 9 (17.31%) SAP
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) Finance
11 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
11 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
12 8 (15.38%) Migration
12 8 (15.38%) 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 (15.38%) Apache
1 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.92%) HTTP
3 13 (25.00%) FTP
4 11 (21.15%) DNS
5 8 (15.38%) Firewall
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (11.54%) SSL
7 5 (9.62%) DHCP
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.62%) SNMP
8 4 (7.69%) ICMP
8 4 (7.69%) IGMP
8 4 (7.69%) IPv4
8 4 (7.69%) SAN
8 4 (7.69%) VLAN
8 4 (7.69%) VPN
9 3 (5.77%) Multicast
9 3 (5.77%) Network Security
9 3 (5.77%) RSVP
9 3 (5.77%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.15%) Electronics
3 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
3 9 (17.31%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (11.54%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Web Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.69%) IT Support
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.69%) IPTV
1 4 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (7.69%) Video on Demand
2 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) STB
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) e-Health
3 2 (3.85%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.54%) Unix
8 4 (7.69%) Android
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.77%) VMS
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Server Building
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) High Availability
6 1 (1.92%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.92%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.92%) Refactoring
6 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CCNA
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.77%) CCIP
3 3 (5.77%) CCNP
3 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.77%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCDA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (17.31%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
3 3 (5.77%) Hitachi
3 3 (5.77%) Huawei
3 3 (5.77%) Juniper
3 3 (5.77%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) CA
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy