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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.61% 16.67% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 50.00% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 17
Average daily rate
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£404 £407 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +13.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £106 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%
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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
23 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.72% 33.33% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 27
Average daily rate £393 £407 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (27.50%) UNIX
4 10 (25.00%) Linux
5 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Time Management
8 5 (12.50%) VMware Server
8 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.00%) DNS
9 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.00%) MS Office
9 4 (10.00%) Citrix
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.00%) FalconStor
10 3 (7.50%) vSphere
10 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.50%) CA Endevor
10 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
10 3 (7.50%) Banking
10 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) CICS
2 2 (5.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) DTS
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Customer Engineer
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Security Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) ISPF
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Project Management
1 6 (15.00%) Time Management
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) REXX
2 3 (7.50%) C
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) JCL
4 1 (2.50%) Groovy
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) VCP5
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) RACF
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) FalconStor
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) CA
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
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