The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Windsor 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 28 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 / Windsor
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Windsor 5.26% 7.14% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 12.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £128
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.07% +5.73%  

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 Windsor with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Windsor
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Windsor 42.11% 57.14% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Median daily rate £575 £500 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +132.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £530 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Windsor

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Windsor

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Windsor

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Windsor

For the 6 months to 28 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 Windsor region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Windsor 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Cutover Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware