Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 74 88 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 13.19% 15.33% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.15% 62.86% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 25
Bracknell median daily rate £425 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +23.02% -3.08%
10th Percentile £237 £124 £143
90th Percentile £534 £511 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 28
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -66.67% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.99% +46.18%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 140 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 15.86% 24.39% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 30
Bracknell median daily rate £413 £475 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +49.61% -2.31%
10th Percentile £243 £211 £157
90th Percentile £537 £538 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 12
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -52.38% -38.24%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -20.59% -21.11% +26.50%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
4 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
5 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
7 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
8 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (18.92%) Internet
9 14 (18.92%) McAfee
9 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
9 14 (18.92%) IIS
9 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (18.92%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (18.92%) Software Distribution
9 14 (18.92%) DevOps
9 14 (18.92%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (18.92%) Security Operations
9 14 (18.92%) Server Patching
9 14 (18.92%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (17.57%) SCCM
10 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
10 13 (17.57%) ITIL
11 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.22%) Linux
11 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
11 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
12 11 (14.86%) Data Centre

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 14 (18.92%) IIS
1 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
1 14 (18.92%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.81%) Office 365
4 4 (5.41%) IaaS
5 3 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) HP Helion
7 1 (1.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Internet
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (5.41%) DHCP
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.35%) 802.11
6 1 (1.35%) ADSL
6 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.35%) NFC
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (12.16%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Operations Technician
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) React
3 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) PKI
3 6 (8.11%) Life Science
3 6 (8.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (5.41%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Exalogic
4 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) BYOD
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.22%) Linux
4 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
4 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.46%) Unix
7 4 (5.41%) AIX
7 4 (5.41%) Android
7 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (4.05%) CentOS
8 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) DevOps
1 14 (18.92%) Security Monitoring
1 14 (18.92%) Security Operations
1 14 (18.92%) Server Patching
1 14 (18.92%) Software Distribution
2 13 (17.57%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.46%) Scrum
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) TDD
5 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) VBScript
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) MCSE
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Server
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (6.76%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.05%) Docker
6 3 (4.05%) KVM
7 1 (1.35%) NFS
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (17.57%) SCCM
3 9 (12.16%) vCenter Server
4 7 (9.46%) SCOM
5 5 (6.76%) AirWatch
5 5 (6.76%) PowerCLI
5 5 (6.76%) SCSM
5 5 (6.76%) SCVMM
6 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Ansible
8 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.70%) vRealize
9 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) McAfee
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
5 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.11%) IBM
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) BMC
9 2 (2.70%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.70%) Snow
10 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.35%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) ThinPrint