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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.09% 26.09% 22.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £245 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.75% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £152 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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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
5 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.09% 26.09% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £238 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -8.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.25 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -20.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) EPoS
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (11.11%) SLA
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.11%) WebLogic

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) EPoS
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) HPUX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow