The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 188 199 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.86% 19.02% 16.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.31% 75.38% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 68
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £125 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £44.97 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
253 264 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.35% 25.24% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 107 106
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £39.99 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 135 £306 +22.50% 25
High Wycombe +3 16 £250 +92.30% 6
Marlow - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 5
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 146 (37.73%) Active Directory
2 133 (34.37%) Windows 7
3 125 (32.30%) Microsoft
4 75 (19.38%) ITIL
5 73 (18.86%) Windows XP
6 71 (18.35%) MS Excel
6 71 (18.35%) Finance
7 69 (17.83%) Security Cleared
7 69 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (17.31%) UNIX
9 65 (16.80%) SQL
10 61 (15.76%) Migration
11 60 (15.50%) MS Exchange
12 58 (14.99%) MS Office
12 58 (14.99%) VMware
13 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (12.92%) SC Cleared
14 49 (12.66%) Citrix
15 43 (11.11%) Oracle
16 42 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (9.04%) Java
18 34 (8.79%) SCCM
19 32 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (8.27%) VBScript
19 32 (8.27%) MCSE
19 32 (8.27%) Blackberry
20 31 (8.01%) Linux
20 31 (8.01%) SAN
20 31 (8.01%) SLA
21 29 (7.49%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 60 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 23 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (4.13%) IIS
5 11 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.81%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (1.29%) Lync
9 4 (1.03%) Liferay
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.03%) Apache
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 71 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.99%) MS Office
3 10 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.55%) MS Project
6 4 (1.03%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (2.07%) TIBCO iProcess
3 6 (1.55%) Staffware
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.01%) SAN
2 19 (4.91%) Firewall
3 17 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.13%) LDAP
5 15 (3.88%) LAN
5 15 (3.88%) WAN
6 11 (2.84%) NAS
7 10 (2.58%) iSCSI
7 10 (2.58%) DNS
8 8 (2.07%) ATM
8 8 (2.07%) MPLS
9 7 (1.81%) VPN
10 6 (1.55%) DHCP
10 6 (1.55%) Internet
11 5 (1.29%) Network Security
11 5 (1.29%) Broadband
11 5 (1.29%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.29%) VLAN
12 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.58%) MS Access
3 10 (2.58%) DTS
4 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.52%) DB2
6 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.52%) OLTP
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.26%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.26%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (3.88%) MSI
2 13 (3.36%) Selenium
3 7 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.81%) WebDriver
3 7 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.81%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.29%) JMeter
4 5 (1.29%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.03%) Ant
5 4 (1.03%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.03%) Introscope
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (0.52%) Maven
7 2 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 71 (18.35%) Finance
2 20 (5.17%) Banking
3 7 (1.81%) Retail
3 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.55%) Automotive
5 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.03%) French Language
6 4 (1.03%) German Language
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) International Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (27.39%) Analyst
2 32 (8.27%) Support Analyst
3 28 (7.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 26 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.46%) Help Desk Analyst
7 23 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
8 19 (4.91%) Consultant
9 18 (4.65%) Developer
10 17 (4.39%) Administrator
11 16 (4.13%) Help Desk Support
12 15 (3.88%) Applications Packager
12 15 (3.88%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) Deployment Analyst
14 10 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (2.33%) Desktop Support
16 8 (2.07%) Systems Administrator
16 8 (2.07%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.68%) .NET
2 18 (4.65%) Web Services
3 17 (4.39%) Application Packaging
4 12 (3.10%) J2EE
5 10 (2.58%) SOAP
6 5 (1.29%) HTML
6 5 (1.29%) WSH
7 4 (1.03%) WinForms
7 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.03%) XML
7 4 (1.03%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.52%) HTML5
8 2 (0.52%) JFace
8 2 (0.52%) Ajax
9 1 (0.26%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.26%) UIKit
9 1 (0.26%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.26%) WPF
9 1 (0.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.27%) Blackberry
2 29 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.84%) Clustering
4 8 (2.07%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.29%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.03%) iPhone
6 4 (1.03%) PDA
6 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.03%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.78%) iPad
7 3 (0.78%) User Experience
7 3 (0.78%) Handset
8 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 133 (34.37%) Windows 7
2 73 (18.86%) Windows XP
3 69 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (17.31%) UNIX
5 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (8.01%) Linux
7 26 (6.72%) Windows NT
8 22 (5.68%) Windows 8
9 16 (4.13%) Windows Vista
10 15 (3.88%) Windows 2000
11 14 (3.62%) Android
11 14 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (3.62%) Apple iOS
12 13 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.03%) MVS
14 3 (0.78%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.78%) CentOS
14 3 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.38%) ITIL
2 61 (15.76%) Migration
3 26 (6.72%) Change Management
4 25 (6.46%) Service Management
5 20 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 19 (4.91%) Incident Management
7 15 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (3.62%) Project Management
8 14 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (2.84%) Validation
11 10 (2.58%) PRINCE2
11 10 (2.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (2.58%) Data Validation
11 10 (2.58%) Test Automation
12 9 (2.33%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.33%) TDD
12 9 (2.33%) Line Management
13 8 (2.07%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.80%) SQL
2 35 (9.04%) Java
3 32 (8.27%) VBScript
4 23 (5.94%) VB
5 21 (5.43%) C#
6 20 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.07%) C
9 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.55%) C++
10 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.26%) VB6
13 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 69 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 50 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 42 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (8.27%) MCSE
5 27 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.13%) MCP
7 14 (3.62%) Degree
8 9 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.33%) ISEB
9 8 (2.07%) CCNA
10 5 (1.29%) MCSA
11 4 (1.03%) HND
11 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.03%) MCITP
12 2 (0.52%) MCDST
12 2 (0.52%) MCTS
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.26%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.01%) SLA
2 11 (2.84%) BS15000
2 11 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 146 (37.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.65%) vSphere
5 17 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (3.62%) XenApp
7 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (2.58%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.58%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.33%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.55%) NFS
10 4 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.03%) Xen
10 4 (1.03%) NLBS
11 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.26%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 34 (8.79%) SCCM
2 17 (4.39%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.62%) OVSD
4 9 (2.33%) BladeLogic
4 9 (2.33%) SCOM
5 7 (1.81%) TIBCO Hawk
5 7 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.29%) CA Wily
7 5 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.29%) Control-M
7 5 (1.29%) WSUS
8 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.52%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 125 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.99%) VMware
3 49 (12.66%) Citrix
4 43 (11.11%) Oracle
5 26 (6.72%) Cisco
6 20 (5.17%) NetApp
7 18 (4.65%) Remedy
8 14 (3.62%) HP
9 12 (3.10%) Intel
10 11 (2.84%) IBM
11 10 (2.58%) Symantec
12 9 (2.33%) TIBCO
12 9 (2.33%) SAP
12 9 (2.33%) EMC
12 9 (2.33%) MobileIron
12 9 (2.33%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.07%) Veeam
14 6 (1.55%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.03%) Lotus
15 4 (1.03%) FatWire
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