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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 37.50% 11.11% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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
6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 37.50% 16.67% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) NetApp
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) SAP