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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.36% 23.86% 17.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 91.30% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£431 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £184 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £303 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
4 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.14% 26.14% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Average daily rate £450 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 August 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Lync
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) MCTS
4 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 5 (38.46%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) CCA
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Lync
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) MCTS
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) CCA
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) VCP5
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) VCAP
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) F5
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