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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 16.84% 28.26% 24.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.57% 83.87% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 18
Average daily rate
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£233 £425 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% +109.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £184 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £720 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £120.00 £13.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+772.72% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
Windows
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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 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 24.21% 33.70% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 27
Average daily rate £300 £438 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +103.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £588 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £120.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+757.14% -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) NAS
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.33%) Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) MS Access
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Mac Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) Server Building
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) LINC
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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