The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 22 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 / Maidenhead
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 6.67% 5.56% 23.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 33.33% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 16
Median daily rate £360 £205 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.60% -48.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £122 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £257 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.00 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -16.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.97% +4.03%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 21 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 12.50% 16.67% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Median daily rate £360 £373 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% -6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £111 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.09 £21.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.30% +5.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Maidenhead

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (23.53%) WSUS
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) SMTP
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
2 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Agile Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (23.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) MobileIron
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM