The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Marlow 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 Marlow 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 1 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 30.00% 28.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Marlow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 30.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
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 Marlow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Marlow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Marlow region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Marlow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Marlow region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Marlow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee