The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bournemouth region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.02% 22.95% 19.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.22% 62.22% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 15
Average daily rate
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£393 £280 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.17% -24.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.50% 36.89% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 29
Average daily rate £393 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
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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 July 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 July 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 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) UNIX
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 9 (19.57%) SAN
7 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) NAS
8 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (15.22%) DNS
9 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 6 (13.04%) NFS
10 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
10 6 (13.04%) Time Management
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.87%) vSphere
11 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
11 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
11 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (10.87%) Citrix
11 5 (10.87%) NetApp
11 5 (10.87%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) CICS
2 2 (4.35%) Commerce Server
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 8 (17.39%) NAS
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
5 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.70%) Firewall
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) LAN
8 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) DTS
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Environment Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) ISPF
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) UNIX
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
2 6 (13.04%) Time Management
3 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) REXX
5 2 (4.35%) JCL
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.52%) NCDA
3 2 (4.35%) VCP5
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) NFS
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) RACF
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) NetApp
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) FalconStor
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
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