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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 27.42% 3.45% 37.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.91% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £400 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.40 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
23 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 37.10% 3.45% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £400 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.40 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of contract jobs across the High Wycombe region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the High Wycombe region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) ATL
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) POCO
4 5 (19.23%) Xcode
4 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Telelogic
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) QNX
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) RS-232
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.85%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Xcode
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Support
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ATL
2 5 (19.23%) POCO
3 3 (11.54%) MFC
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
3 3 (11.54%) C++/CLI
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) QNX
3 3 (11.54%) Telelogic
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) Novell
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware