The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Banbury with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire / Banbury
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Banbury 23.53% 32.00% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Median daily rate £400 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Banbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Banbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Banbury 23.53% 32.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Median daily rate £400 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Banbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Banbury citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Banbury

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Banbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Banbury

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Banbury

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Banbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Banbury 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Server Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix