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 3 months to 24 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 / Newbury
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 3.45% 4.20% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 17.65% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £335 £150 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.33% -69.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £142 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £390 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 34 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 16.38% 23.78% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 9
Median daily rate £335 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) iTunes
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CyberArk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) API Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
1 1 (12.50%) vRealize
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) SunGard
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase