Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Windsor
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Windsor 33.33% 2.94% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% 7.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Windsor median daily rate £425 £130 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -67.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £223 £125 £375
90th Percentile £549 £135 £425
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Windsor median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £23.31
% change year-on-year -13.79% -37.79% +41.27%

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 Windsor with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Windsor
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Windsor 35.56% 41.18% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Windsor median daily rate £425 £500 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +63.93% -18.67%
10th Percentile £223 £475 £302
90th Percentile £549 £575 £390
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Windsor median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.00% -30.39% +26.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Windsor

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Windsor over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 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 Windsor region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (6.67%) Information Security
8 1 (6.67%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) FMCG
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) WCF
8 1 (6.67%) PKI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Support
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec