The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 11.11% 5.36% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 75.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £417 £431 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +72.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
Windows
Buckinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.22% 7.14% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £417 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £424 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +172.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) RS-232
5 4 (26.67%) C++/CLI
5 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (26.67%) QNX
5 4 (26.67%) Telelogic
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) MFC
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 3 (20.00%) LDAP
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) NetIQ
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) RS-422
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) RS-232
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) RS-422
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C++/CLI
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) QNX
1 4 (26.67%) Telelogic
2 3 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) VMware