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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.77% 33.33% 19.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
Average daily rate
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£150 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £27.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.25% +68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
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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
13 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.77% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 3
Average daily rate £150 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £101 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £407 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.00% +194.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) EPoS
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) SLA
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (7.14%) iPlanet
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) PSTN
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.14%) ISDN
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) PC Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PC Support
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) EPoS
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) HPUX
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) DRM
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Password Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Epicor
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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