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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.14% 20.51% 29.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 72.73% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £238 £188 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £146 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.95 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.19% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £11.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £12.98 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.14% 28.21% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate £219 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £284 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.95 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 7 (18.42%) DNS
8 7 (18.42%) DHCP
8 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.79%) Firewall
10 5 (13.16%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) Citrix
11 4 (10.53%) MPLS
11 4 (10.53%) LDAP
11 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
11 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
11 4 (10.53%) VLAN
11 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (10.53%) SCCM
11 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (10.53%) Veeam

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) MPLS
5 4 (10.53%) LDAP
5 4 (10.53%) VLAN
6 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (2.63%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.63%) XMLUnit
2 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Laravel
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) LINQ
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.63%) iPhone
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
2 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) OOD
4 2 (5.26%) OOP
4 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) MVC
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Android Development
5 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) VC++
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Veeam
4 3 (7.89%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9 - £10 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago