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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 112 176 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.62% 14.63% 14.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.85% 61.54% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 74
Median daily rate £390 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £29.20 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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
197 286 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.44% 23.77% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 111 97
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -7 81 £400 +23.07% 15
High Wycombe 0 7 £350 - 10
Marlow -2 2 £168 -
Beaconsfield +2 1 - -
Aylesbury -10 1 - - 8
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 101 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 69 (27.49%) Microsoft
3 60 (23.90%) Finance
4 58 (23.11%) Security Cleared
5 55 (21.91%) Windows Server
6 46 (18.33%) SQL Server
6 46 (18.33%) Unix
7 43 (17.13%) ITIL
7 43 (17.13%) SC Cleared
8 42 (16.73%) VMware
9 41 (16.33%) Citrix
10 40 (15.94%) MS Office
10 40 (15.94%) Migration
11 39 (15.54%) Linux
12 37 (14.74%) SQL
13 35 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (13.55%) Windows 7
15 33 (13.15%) MS Exchange
16 31 (12.35%) Internet
16 31 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
17 30 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (10.76%) .NET
18 27 (10.76%) IBM
18 27 (10.76%) Firewall
19 26 (10.36%) Oracle
20 25 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (9.16%) Management Information System
21 23 (9.16%) HP
21 23 (9.16%) FTP

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 33 (13.15%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.38%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.79%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.39%) IIS
7 4 (1.59%) Apache
7 4 (1.59%) CICS
7 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.20%) JBoss
8 3 (1.20%) SAS
9 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.80%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (15.94%) MS Office
2 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.39%) MS Project
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.59%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.35%) Internet
2 27 (10.76%) Firewall
3 23 (9.16%) FTP
4 18 (7.17%) VPN
5 17 (6.77%) SAN
5 17 (6.77%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.37%) IPsec
7 15 (5.98%) LAN
7 15 (5.98%) SMTP
7 15 (5.98%) WAN
8 13 (5.18%) iSCSI
8 13 (5.18%) SSH
8 13 (5.18%) Wireless
9 11 (4.38%) ATM
10 10 (3.98%) SSL
11 9 (3.59%) DNS
12 6 (2.39%) Network Security
12 6 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.99%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.99%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.39%) DB2
4 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.59%) Easytrieve
6 3 (1.20%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.80%) MS Access
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) QlikView
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Eclipse
1 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.99%) Xcode
3 4 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.20%) ChangeMan
4 3 (1.20%) XMLSpy
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.40%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) Introscope
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 60 (23.90%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Banking
3 8 (3.19%) Retail
4 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Automotive
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (27.09%) Analyst
2 21 (8.37%) Developer
3 20 (7.97%) Support Analyst
4 16 (6.37%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (6.37%) Consultant
4 16 (6.37%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (5.58%) Service Analyst
7 13 (5.18%) Architect
8 12 (4.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (4.78%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (3.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (3.59%) Security Advisor
12 8 (3.19%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Server Specialist
12 8 (3.19%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.19%) Wintel Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.76%) .NET
2 11 (4.38%) ISPF
3 9 (3.59%) WPF
4 5 (1.99%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.99%) ATL
4 5 (1.99%) Middleware
4 5 (1.99%) POCO
4 5 (1.99%) XSLT
5 4 (1.59%) J2EE
5 4 (1.59%) JMS
5 4 (1.59%) MFC
5 4 (1.59%) SOAP
5 4 (1.59%) Web Services
5 4 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.59%) XML
6 3 (1.20%) jQuery
6 3 (1.20%) REST
6 3 (1.20%) WSDL
6 3 (1.20%) XSD
6 3 (1.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.16%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.98%) CESG
3 15 (5.98%) Client/Server
3 15 (5.98%) Cryptography
4 13 (5.18%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.19%) Statistics
6 4 (1.59%) AS400
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.20%) DataPower
7 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.20%) HACMP
7 3 (1.20%) iSeries
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.91%) Windows Server
2 46 (18.33%) Unix
3 39 (15.54%) Linux
4 34 (13.55%) Windows 7
5 31 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.37%) Windows Vista
9 14 (5.58%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.19%) CentOS
10 8 (3.19%) MVS
10 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.39%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.99%) Windows NT
13 5 (1.99%) zOS
14 4 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.80%) Solaris
17 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.13%) ITIL
2 40 (15.94%) Migration
3 21 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (7.97%) Incident Management
4 20 (7.97%) Software Engineering
5 19 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.37%) Information Security
7 16 (6.37%) Project Management
8 15 (5.98%) Information Assurance
9 14 (5.58%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.58%) Service Management
10 13 (5.18%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (5.18%) OWASP
10 13 (5.18%) Patch Management
11 12 (4.78%) High Availability
11 12 (4.78%) ISMS
11 12 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (4.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.74%) SQL
2 18 (7.17%) C#
2 18 (7.17%) C++
3 13 (5.18%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.78%) Java
4 12 (4.78%) JCL
5 11 (4.38%) REXX
6 9 (3.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.39%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.99%) C
8 5 (1.99%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.99%) VB
9 4 (1.59%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.59%) C++/CLI
9 4 (1.59%) CLIST
9 4 (1.59%) COBOL
9 4 (1.59%) PHP
9 4 (1.59%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) VBScript
10 3 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (23.11%) Security Cleared
2 43 (17.13%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.76%) DV Cleared
4 18 (7.17%) CISSP
4 18 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.98%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (5.18%) CEH
7 8 (3.19%) MCSE
8 7 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.59%) Degree
10 3 (1.20%) CISM
10 3 (1.20%) GCIA
10 3 (1.20%) GCIH
10 3 (1.20%) GIAC
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.80%) Dell Certification
11 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) RMADS
2 10 (3.98%) SLA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.18%) NFS
4 13 (5.18%) Sendmail
5 12 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.98%) XenApp
7 7 (2.79%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (2.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.20%) vSphere
11 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.40%) Firmware
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) SCOM
2 11 (4.38%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.98%) OVSD
4 9 (3.59%) SCCM
5 5 (1.99%) CA Wily
5 5 (1.99%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.59%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.20%) Nagios
8 2 (0.80%) Control-M
9 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.40%) cPanel
9 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.40%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.40%) SCSM
9 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.73%) VMware
3 41 (16.33%) Citrix
4 27 (10.76%) IBM
5 26 (10.36%) Oracle
6 23 (9.16%) HP
7 13 (5.18%) NetApp
8 12 (4.78%) Intel Security
9 11 (4.38%) Cisco
10 9 (3.59%) AppSense
10 9 (3.59%) Juniper
11 8 (3.19%) CommVault
12 6 (2.39%) Dell
12 6 (2.39%) EMC
13 5 (1.99%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.99%) F5
13 5 (1.99%) Symantec
14 4 (1.59%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.59%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.59%) TippingPoint
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