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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 33.33% 12.96% 23.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate £293 £150 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -17.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 33.33% 12.96% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate £235 £150 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Xcode
8 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
8 3 (18.75%) POCO
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) ATL
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 4 (25.00%) Server Support
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ATL
1 3 (18.75%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Novell
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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