The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the High Wycombe region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.22% 25.37% 16.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 70.83% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £159 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.35% -48.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £123 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £266 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.95 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.59 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.55 £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.22% 35.82% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate £275 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.58 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.06% +38.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows
Buckinghamshire

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 29 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (44.74%) MS Office
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
4 13 (34.21%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
6 10 (26.32%) SAN
6 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 7 (18.42%) Migration
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (15.79%) SCCM
10 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.16%) DNS
11 5 (13.16%) DHCP
11 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
11 5 (13.16%) LAN
11 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.16%) VLAN
11 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) MPLS
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) VLAN
5 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) DSL
6 3 (7.89%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) ISDN
7 1 (2.63%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) XMLUnit
1 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Laravel
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) LINQ
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Password Management
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) OOD
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.63%) Android Development
6 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
2 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) DFS Replication
3 4 (10.53%) Xen
3 4 (10.53%) NLBS
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) WSUS
3 3 (7.89%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) Veeam
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Veritas
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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