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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.59% 14.02% 21.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 60.00% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 18
Average daily rate
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£444 £393 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% +78.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.13 £12.42 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +5.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.48 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £12.88 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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
28 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 27.45% 23.36% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 28
Average daily rate £438 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% +5.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £13.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
3 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (31.58%) Banking
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) C#
7 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 9 (23.68%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 8 (21.05%) NAS
8 8 (21.05%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) WCF
9 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) Web Development
9 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.42%) MS Office
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (18.42%) vSphere
10 6 (15.79%) Symantec
10 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
11 5 (13.16%) Device Driver
11 5 (13.16%) Data Security
11 5 (13.16%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) XenApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) ADSL
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MS Access
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) WiX
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Mac Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.26%) Windows CE
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Web Development
1 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Data Security
2 5 (13.16%) Patch Management
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) SDLC
5 2 (5.26%) API Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 5 (13.16%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (2.63%) SOTI
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