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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 20.93% 22.73% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £291 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £424 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 20.93% 22.73% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate £180 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) MCSE
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (28.57%) SCCM
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (19.05%) Network Design
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (14.29%) Skype
5 3 (14.29%) WebEx
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNA
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (14.29%) Polycom
5 3 (14.29%) Tandberg
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 3 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (14.29%) QNAP
6 2 (9.52%) Spiceworks