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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 162 133 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.63% 13.39% 16.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.94% 58.85% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 60 81
Median daily rate £363 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £12.00 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
242 226 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.33% 22.76% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 89 105
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 17
Median hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £13.70 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £37.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 0 125 £389 +7.98% 20
Aylesbury - 6 £275 - 5
Newport Pagnell - 6 £525 - 1
Marlow +2 4 £303 - 2
High Wycombe -4 2 - - 9
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 129 (47.78%) Security Cleared
2 118 (43.70%) Active Directory
3 110 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 92 (34.07%) Microsoft
5 64 (23.70%) Windows Server
6 60 (22.22%) MS Office
7 55 (20.37%) Unix
8 52 (19.26%) Linux
8 52 (19.26%) ITIL
8 52 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (17.41%) VMware
11 46 (17.04%) Windows 10
12 43 (15.93%) Cisco
13 42 (15.56%) DV Cleared
13 42 (15.56%) Windows 7
14 39 (14.44%) LAN
14 39 (14.44%) WAN
15 38 (14.07%) Hyper-V
16 37 (13.70%) Incident Management
17 34 (12.59%) Office 365
18 33 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (11.48%) Windows Vista
19 31 (11.48%) SQL Server
20 30 (11.11%) DHCP
20 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
20 30 (11.11%) SCCM
21 27 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 27 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
22 25 (9.26%) HP

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 25 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.52%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.96%) Drupal
6 8 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.59%) IIS
8 5 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.11%) CMS
11 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 60 (22.22%) MS Office
2 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.48%) MS Project
3 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.59%) Office 365
2 7 (2.59%) IaaS
3 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.44%) LAN
1 39 (14.44%) WAN
2 30 (11.11%) DHCP
3 17 (6.30%) DNS
3 17 (6.30%) VLAN
4 16 (5.93%) VPN
5 15 (5.56%) Firewall
6 14 (5.19%) IPsec
6 14 (5.19%) Wireless
7 13 (4.81%) Internet
8 12 (4.44%) Unified Communications
9 11 (4.07%) SMTP
10 10 (3.70%) Skype
10 10 (3.70%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.59%) ATM
12 6 (2.22%) SAN
13 5 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.85%) FTP
13 5 (1.85%) Network Security
13 5 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.70%) Big Data
3 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) Power BI
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.22%) Ant
2 6 (2.22%) Gradle
3 5 (1.85%) Hudson
3 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.48%) MSI
4 4 (1.48%) Subversion
4 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.74%) GDB
5 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.74%) Introscope
5 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Appium
6 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.37%) Calabash
6 1 (0.37%) GCC
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (7.41%) Finance
2 7 (2.59%) Banking
3 5 (1.85%) Retail
4 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 3 (1.11%) Electronics
5 3 (1.11%) German Language
5 3 (1.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Finnish Language
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (22.59%) Analyst
2 17 (6.30%) Architect
3 16 (5.93%) Consultant
4 15 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 14 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 12 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (4.44%) Developer
6 12 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 12 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.07%) Security Analyst
8 9 (3.33%) Administrator
8 9 (3.33%) IT Support
8 9 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 9 (3.33%) Wintel Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (2.96%) Security Advisor
9 8 (2.96%) Security Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.81%) .NET
2 11 (4.07%) HTML
3 10 (3.70%) CSS
3 10 (3.70%) SAML
4 9 (3.33%) SailPoint
5 8 (2.96%) Web Services
6 7 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.59%) XML
7 6 (2.22%) EJB
7 6 (2.22%) Java EE
7 6 (2.22%) JMS
7 6 (2.22%) XSLT
8 5 (1.85%) ADO
9 4 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.48%) jQuery
10 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.74%) Ajax
11 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.81%) Replication
5 12 (4.44%) CESG
6 9 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.22%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.85%) Clustering
9 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.48%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.74%) CMDB
11 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.74%) e-Health
11 2 (0.74%) Handset
11 2 (0.74%) iPad
11 2 (0.74%) iPhone
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
12 1 (0.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.70%) Windows Server
2 55 (20.37%) Unix
3 52 (19.26%) Linux
3 52 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (17.04%) Windows 10
6 42 (15.56%) Windows 7
7 31 (11.48%) Windows Vista
8 27 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.30%) Android
9 17 (6.30%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.07%) CentOS
11 11 (4.07%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.85%) MVS
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.26%) ITIL
2 37 (13.70%) Incident Management
3 25 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 20 (7.41%) Change Management
4 20 (7.41%) Migration
5 19 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 16 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.56%) Patch Management
9 14 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (4.81%) Cryptography
10 13 (4.81%) ITIL V2
10 13 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (4.44%) Information Assurance
11 12 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.07%) OO
12 11 (4.07%) Protective Monitoring
13 10 (3.70%) Information Security
13 10 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.04%) PowerShell
1 19 (7.04%) SQL
2 13 (4.81%) C#
3 10 (3.70%) VB
4 7 (2.59%) C++
4 7 (2.59%) Java
4 7 (2.59%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.22%) Python
6 5 (1.85%) Perl
7 4 (1.48%) VBScript
8 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 129 (47.78%) Security Cleared
2 110 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 42 (15.56%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (8.15%) CEH
5 22 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (6.67%) CCIE
8 17 (6.30%) CREST Certified
8 17 (6.30%) OSCP
9 13 (4.81%) CISSP
10 12 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (4.07%) MCSA
12 10 (3.70%) CCNP
13 9 (3.33%) MCSE
14 7 (2.59%) MCP
15 6 (2.22%) CCNA
16 2 (0.74%) Degree
16 2 (0.74%) MCTS
16 2 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) SLA
2 8 (2.96%) RMADS
3 6 (2.22%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 118 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.07%) Hyper-V
3 33 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (4.07%) vCloud
6 9 (3.33%) Docker
7 6 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.22%) UAG
8 5 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.85%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.85%) vSphere
8 5 (1.85%) XenApp
8 5 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) SCCM
2 16 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (4.81%) WSUS
4 10 (3.70%) CA Wily
5 9 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.96%) Puppet
6 8 (2.96%) vRealize
7 7 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (2.22%) BladeLogic
8 6 (2.22%) SCOM
9 5 (1.85%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.85%) AppDNA
9 5 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.11%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.11%) Nexpose
10 3 (1.11%) OVSD
10 3 (1.11%) vMotion
11 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 92 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.41%) VMware
3 43 (15.93%) Cisco
4 25 (9.26%) HP
5 21 (7.78%) Citrix
6 20 (7.41%) Symantec
7 18 (6.67%) Oracle
8 17 (6.30%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.93%) Remedy
10 12 (4.44%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.96%) Dell
11 8 (2.96%) Forcepoint
12 7 (2.59%) Apple
12 7 (2.59%) F5
12 7 (2.59%) Nimsoft
12 7 (2.59%) SAP
13 6 (2.22%) CA
14 5 (1.85%) NCR
15 4 (1.48%) EMC
15 4 (1.48%) Juniper
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