The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 10.53% 23.81% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £381 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Windows
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 10.53% 23.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £388 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury 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 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Polycom
6 3 (25.00%) Tandberg
6 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (25.00%) WebEx
3 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Polycom
3 3 (25.00%) QNAP
3 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Spiceworks
5 1 (8.33%) HP