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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 17.48% 23.77% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.26% 56.86% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 4
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£140 £438 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +109.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £370 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £580 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £76.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+442.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 22.33% 41.80% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 9
Average daily rate £160 £438 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.42% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £351 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 20 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) LAN
6 7 (19.44%) WAN
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) VMware
7 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (16.67%) Citrix
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Symantec
9 4 (11.11%) UNIX
9 4 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (11.11%) MS Office
9 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
9 4 (11.11%) SCCM
9 4 (11.11%) SCOM
9 4 (11.11%) Time Management
9 4 (11.11%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) ADSL
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 3 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Mac Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 2 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
2 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) OOD
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design
7 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Android Development
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy