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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 24.39% 12.90% 22.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.69% 52.17% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 17
Average daily rate £438 £209 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.58% -42.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £112 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £370 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £112.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 42.28% 24.73% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 31
Average daily rate £438 £280 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £110 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £165.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Dorset

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) UNIX
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.51%) NAS
8 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
8 8 (20.51%) SAN
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
10 6 (15.38%) Perl
10 6 (15.38%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) NFS
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.82%) NetApp
11 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
11 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (10.26%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) Time Management
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Commerce Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.51%) NAS
2 8 (20.51%) SAN
3 7 (17.95%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) DTS
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
2 4 (10.26%) Analyst
2 4 (10.26%) DBA
2 4 (10.26%) Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 3 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) CGI
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) UNIX
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Time Management
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.69%) Database Security
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) BCP
6 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) sed
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (5.13%) VCP5
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) NFS
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) vCloud
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Xen
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) NetApp
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) CA
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) FalconStor
6 2 (5.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
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