Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 24 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 > Newbury
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 13.62% 4.85% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.69% 19.40% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 8
Newbury median daily rate £340 £308 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% -24.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £130 £167 £254
90th Percentile £585 £488 £461
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Newbury median hourly rate - £26.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.47% +7.35%
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 Newbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 65 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 20.12% 25.00% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 12
Newbury median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -26.72% -6.19%
10th Percentile £130 £275 £300
90th Percentile £580 £453 £484
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Newbury median hourly rate £8.00 £38.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.95% +108.22% +7.35%
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 Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Newbury

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Newbury

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Newbury over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Newbury

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
5 13 (29.55%) .NET
6 12 (27.27%) DevOps
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.00%) IIS
7 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.00%) SCCM
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) Citrix
8 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
9 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
10 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 8 (18.18%) Unix
10 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.18%) MySQL
11 7 (15.91%) PHP
11 7 (15.91%) WSUS
11 7 (15.91%) Server Patching
11 7 (15.91%) TeamCity
11 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.91%) Windows 7

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 11 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) VPN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Skype
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.55%) Grunt
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (15.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Fintech
2 4 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
4 8 (18.18%) Unix
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.09%) SUSE
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.55%) CentOS
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.55%) Solaris
10 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Server Patching
5 6 (13.64%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) API Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Chat Support
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) SIEM
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.82%) VMware NSX
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Docker
5 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.55%) vCloud
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) WSUS
3 6 (13.64%) SCOM
4 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.09%) vRealize
5 3 (6.82%) Nmap
5 3 (6.82%) OpenVAS
6 2 (4.55%) Ansible
6 2 (4.55%) CFEngine
6 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
6 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
7 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.27%) QRadar
7 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Citrix
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Lotus
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) NetIQ
6 2 (4.55%) Nimsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.55%) Sun
6 2 (4.55%) Zerto