The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aylesbury region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 23.33% 56.00% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 73.68% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Aylesbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 23.33% 76.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £325 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
3 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) Spring.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (18.18%) Ninject
5 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (18.18%) MSTest
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) MSTest
1 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (18.18%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Trainer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) WPF
1 2 (18.18%) WinForms
1 2 (18.18%) Spring.NET
1 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (18.18%) Ninject
1 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
1 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
2 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Kanban
1 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (18.18%) MVVM
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle