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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.71% 37.88% 32.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Average daily rate
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- £245 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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
11 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 16.18% 37.88% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate £483 £245 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.93% +19.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Office 365
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (41.18%) Lync
6 5 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (29.41%) MCSE
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) MCTS
7 4 (23.53%) MCITP
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
9 2 (11.76%) VPN
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
9 2 (11.76%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (41.18%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCTS
2 4 (23.53%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) CCA
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (11.76%) VCP5
4 1 (5.88%) VCAP
4 1 (5.88%) CCEE
4 1 (5.88%) CCAA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIA
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix