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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 12 13 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 4.12% 3.85% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 44.44% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 11.34% 8.65% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Newbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) iTunes
5 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Windows
Top Related 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 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) iTunes
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Build and Release Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas