The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 24.00% 38.71% 16.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Median daily rate £354 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.38% +32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 24.00% 38.71% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Banbury region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Banbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft