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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 46.51% 8.00% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £228 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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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 Banbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 46.51% 8.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (16.67%) Electronics
5 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) SCCM
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) DTV
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) OLE
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) BT
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) OLE
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MOS
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Apple