The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 28 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
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 13.16% 19.23% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 62.50% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £116 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 16 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 13.16% 30.77% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Median daily rate £120 £350 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.71% -27.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in High Wycombe

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 1 (11.11%) Yammer
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) MCPD
5 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Windows
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PC Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
1 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) MCPD
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) VMware