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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 17.05% 13.51% 14.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 43.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£168 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% -38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £24.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 - £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.25 - £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -9.37%
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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 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.59% 31.08% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate £220 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% -38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
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 27 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Clustering
5 5 (16.67%) SCCM
5 5 (16.67%) SCOM
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) UNIX
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (10.00%) VMware Server
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) ADSL
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.33%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Xcode
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows CE
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Android Development
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.33%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Nortel
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