The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 11.61% 13.41% 16.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 52.38% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Average daily rate
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£404 £255 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £99 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.93 £15.50 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +62.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 16.96% 25.61% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 23
Average daily rate £393 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £97 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.93 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.71%) UNIX
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix
8 4 (11.43%) Time Management
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.57%) vSphere
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) CA Endevor
9 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
9 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
9 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.57%) CA
9 3 (8.57%) REXX
9 3 (8.57%) Symantec
9 3 (8.57%) C
9 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.57%) EMC
9 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) CICS
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) DTS
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Customer Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) ISPF
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Time Management
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) REXX
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) JCL
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) VCP5
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.71%) RACF
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) FalconStor
5 2 (5.71%) Computacenter
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow