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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 26.67% 22.22% 61.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£410 £325 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +68.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +2.64%
Windows
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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
10 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 33.33% 22.22% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £410 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +54.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Aylesbury

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Aylesbury region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Aylesbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) Splunk
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
3 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) HDFS
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) SSL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) CGI
2 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) SUSE
4 1 (7.69%) Fedora
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
1 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) HDFS
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
1 4 (30.77%) Zenoss
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) AppSense
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Coverity