The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aylesbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 40.00% - 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£291 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aylesbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Aylesbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 40.00% - 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £291 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Aylesbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Aylesbury region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Aylesbury

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Aylesbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 6 (37.50%) AppSense
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
5 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Splunk
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
5 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
5 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) HDFS
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Zenoss
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) Shell Script

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
2 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
2 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 5 (31.25%) HDFS
4 2 (12.50%) UAG
4 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) AppSense
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) HP
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