The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 16.09% 22.34% 12.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.05% 73.26% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
Median daily rate £510 £267 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.83% -10.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £114 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.07% +5.73%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 86 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 18.70% 30.50% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 42
Median daily rate £269 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £161 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bracknell

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bracknell

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bracknell over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Bracknell

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
5 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (20.31%) Internet
8 12 (18.75%) McAfee
8 12 (18.75%) Cisco
8 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 11 (17.19%) Problem Management
9 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
10 10 (15.63%) Server Patching
10 10 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (15.63%) Splunk
10 10 (15.63%) SIEM
10 10 (15.63%) Regular Expression
10 10 (15.63%) Software Distribution
10 10 (15.63%) Security Operations
10 10 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (15.63%) Security Management
10 10 (15.63%) IIS
10 10 (15.63%) DHCP
10 10 (15.63%) DNS
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) IIS
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Internet
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
2 10 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.13%) Intranet
5 2 (3.13%) Network Security
5 2 (3.13%) Skype
5 2 (3.13%) VLAN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) DMZ
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MS Access
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Operations Technician
3 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Splunk Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Server Support
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.69%) Clustering
1 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) Android
7 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.13%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Problem Management
2 10 (15.63%) Security Management
2 10 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (15.63%) Security Operations
2 10 (15.63%) Server Patching
2 10 (15.63%) SIEM
2 10 (15.63%) Software Distribution
3 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (14.06%) Threat Management
4 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.13%) Break/Fix
8 2 (3.13%) Document Management
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.13%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
3 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool
2 3 (4.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.13%) PowerCLI
3 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) McAfee
3 10 (15.63%) Splunk
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 5 (7.81%) EMC
6 5 (7.81%) Meridio
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.69%) Veritas
9 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.13%) Remedy
10 1 (1.56%) CommVault
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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