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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire / Banbury
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Banbury 28.57% 5.26% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.94% +9.82%  

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 1 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Banbury 57.14% 5.26% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Banbury.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Banbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Sysprep
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MSI
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Windows
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Sysprep
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard