The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 111 185 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.31% 14.98% 16.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.94% 66.07% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 107
Median daily rate £355 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.43 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £19.00 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 280 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.30% 22.67% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 135
Median daily rate £355 £390 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +47.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +11.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.78 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 89 £385 +2.66% 13
Marlow +3 6 £305 - 1
Aylesbury - 4 £160 - 2
High Wycombe +4 3 £128 -42.04% 5
Buckingham - 1 - -
Iver - 1 £115 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 104 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 96 (37.65%) Microsoft
3 87 (34.12%) Security Cleared
4 69 (27.06%) Unix
5 64 (25.10%) SC Cleared
6 56 (21.96%) MS Office
7 55 (21.57%) Windows Server
8 50 (19.61%) ITIL
9 48 (18.82%) Linux
10 46 (18.04%) VMware
11 43 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
13 36 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
15 34 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (12.94%) DV Cleared
17 30 (11.76%) MS Exchange
17 30 (11.76%) Oracle
17 30 (11.76%) Finance
18 28 (10.98%) Internet
19 27 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 27 (10.59%) Information Assurance
20 26 (10.20%) Windows Vista
21 25 (9.80%) SCCM
22 24 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (9.41%) CISSP
22 24 (9.41%) Windows 10
23 23 (9.02%) Symantec
23 23 (9.02%) Windows 7
24 22 (8.63%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 30 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.14%) Drupal
3 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.96%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (21.96%) MS Office
2 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Office 365
2 8 (3.14%) IaaS
2 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.57%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.98%) Internet
2 21 (8.24%) IPsec
3 18 (7.06%) SMTP
3 18 (7.06%) VPN
4 16 (6.27%) Firewall
4 16 (6.27%) Wireless
5 14 (5.49%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.71%) FTP
7 11 (4.31%) SSH
8 10 (3.92%) DNS
9 9 (3.53%) DHCP
9 9 (3.53%) LAN
9 9 (3.53%) Skype
9 9 (3.53%) SSL
10 8 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.75%) Network Security
11 7 (2.75%) SAN
12 5 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.75%) Big Data
2 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.96%) Ant
2 5 (1.96%) Gradle
3 4 (1.57%) Hudson
3 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.57%) Subversion
3 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.78%) Introscope
5 2 (0.78%) JMeter
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.39%) GDB
6 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 30 (11.76%) Finance
2 12 (4.71%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Banking
4 5 (1.96%) Electronics
4 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) German Language
6 3 (1.18%) Automotive
6 3 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (20.78%) Analyst
2 17 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 15 (5.88%) Developer
3 15 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 15 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (4.71%) Security Advisor
6 11 (4.31%) Administrator
6 11 (4.31%) Consultant
7 10 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (3.92%) Architect
7 10 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.53%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.14%) Information Assurance Leader
9 8 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.14%) VMware Specialist
10 7 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (2.75%) DBA
10 7 (2.75%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.06%) .NET
2 10 (3.92%) SAML
2 10 (3.92%) Web Services
3 9 (3.53%) CSS
3 9 (3.53%) HTML
3 9 (3.53%) SailPoint
3 9 (3.53%) XML
4 8 (3.14%) XSLT
5 6 (2.35%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.96%) EJB
6 5 (1.96%) Java EE
6 5 (1.96%) JMS
7 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.57%) ADO
7 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.18%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.18%) Ajax
8 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.18%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.24%) Cryptography
3 20 (7.84%) CESG
4 19 (7.45%) Management Information System
5 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.49%) Client/Server
7 13 (5.10%) Mainframe
8 12 (4.71%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.75%) Clustering
10 5 (1.96%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.57%) Replication
12 3 (1.18%) PKI
12 3 (1.18%) Statistics
13 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.39%) CMDB
14 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
14 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
14 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.06%) Unix
2 55 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 48 (18.82%) Linux
4 43 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (10.20%) Windows Vista
8 24 (9.41%) Windows 10
8 24 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (9.02%) Windows 7
10 19 (7.45%) Windows NT
11 13 (5.10%) Windows XP
12 12 (4.71%) CentOS
12 12 (4.71%) MVS
13 10 (3.92%) Android
14 9 (3.53%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) ITIL
2 27 (10.59%) Information Assurance
3 22 (8.63%) Migration
4 20 (7.84%) Risk Management
5 19 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (7.45%) Security Architecture
6 18 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (5.88%) Patch Management
8 14 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.10%) ITIL V2
9 13 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (4.71%) Capacity Management
10 12 (4.71%) Fuzz Testing
10 12 (4.71%) Information Security
10 12 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (4.31%) Change Management
11 11 (4.31%) ISMS
11 11 (4.31%) OWASP
12 10 (3.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.84%) C#
2 19 (7.45%) SQL
3 16 (6.27%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.31%) Java
5 10 (3.92%) Python
5 10 (3.92%) VB
6 9 (3.53%) C++
7 7 (2.75%) VBScript
8 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.96%) C
10 4 (1.57%) Perl
10 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) Jython
12 2 (0.78%) Korn
12 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 87 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 64 (25.10%) SC Cleared
3 33 (12.94%) DV Cleared
4 24 (9.41%) CISSP
5 20 (7.84%) CESG Certified Professional
6 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (7.06%) CEH
8 15 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.14%) MCSE
10 7 (2.75%) MCP
11 6 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.96%) CISM
12 5 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.57%) GCIA
13 4 (1.57%) GCIH
13 4 (1.57%) GIAC
14 3 (1.18%) CREST Certified
14 3 (1.18%) Degree
14 3 (1.18%) OSCP
14 3 (1.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.27%) SLA
2 14 (5.49%) RMADS
3 6 (2.35%) QA
4 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 104 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (6.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.31%) Sendmail
5 11 (4.31%) vCloud
6 8 (3.14%) Docker
7 6 (2.35%) vSphere
8 5 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.18%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.18%) NFS
9 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.78%) XenApp
10 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (9.80%) SCCM
2 16 (6.27%) CA Wily
2 16 (6.27%) Tivoli
3 11 (4.31%) SCOM
4 9 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.14%) Puppet
5 8 (3.14%) vRealize
6 6 (2.35%) Nexpose
6 6 (2.35%) WSUS
7 5 (1.96%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.96%) OVSD
8 4 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.18%) vMotion
10 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.78%) Control-M
11 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.39%) OpenView
11 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 96 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.04%) VMware
3 30 (11.76%) Oracle
4 23 (9.02%) Symantec
5 22 (8.63%) Cisco
6 21 (8.24%) Citrix
7 20 (7.84%) HP
8 17 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.10%) Intel Security
10 12 (4.71%) Juniper
11 7 (2.75%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.75%) F5
11 7 (2.75%) NetApp
11 7 (2.75%) Remedy
11 7 (2.75%) SAP
12 6 (2.35%) ArcSight
12 6 (2.35%) GFI Software
12 6 (2.35%) Sourcefire
12 6 (2.35%) TippingPoint
12 6 (2.35%) Veeam
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