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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 10.57% 10.26% 15.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.35% 63.64% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 11
Median daily rate £400 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -24.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £253 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -24.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.66
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.72%  

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 34 44 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 12.83% 16.12% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 22
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -24.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (26.09%) Internet
7 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
8 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
8 9 (19.57%) Intel Security
8 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
8 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) SCCM
9 8 (17.39%) Android
9 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (15.22%) Software Distribution
10 7 (15.22%) SLA
11 6 (13.04%) HP
11 6 (13.04%) IIS
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
11 6 (13.04%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (13.04%) Server Patching
12 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
12 5 (10.87%) Office 365
12 5 (10.87%) Skype

Windows
Top Related 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) Skype
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Intranet
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.17%) DMZ
6 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Operations Technician
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Messaging Support
5 4 (8.70%) Messaging Technician
5 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Server Support
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Flash
2 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Android
4 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Unix
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Software Distribution
2 6 (13.04%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
2 6 (13.04%) Server Patching
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Office Automation
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
5 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.35%) SIEM
6 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) ISEB
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (10.87%) AirWatch
4 3 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.17%) Netcool
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Intel Security
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 5 (10.87%) Remedy
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Meridio
7 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas
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