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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 18.64% 12.38% 12.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 59.09% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £404 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.69% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.93 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.71 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £16.67 £15.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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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
28 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 23.73% 20.95% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Average daily rate £438 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £131 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.93 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 4 September 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 4 September 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) VMware
5 11 (28.21%) QA
5 11 (28.21%) C#
6 10 (25.64%) Banking
6 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) .NET
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 8 (20.51%) Citrix
8 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.95%) NAS
9 7 (17.95%) Web Development
9 7 (17.95%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) vSphere
10 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
11 5 (12.82%) Data Security
11 5 (12.82%) Symantec
11 5 (12.82%) VBScript
11 5 (12.82%) Perl
11 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) NAS
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MS Access
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) TestComplete
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) WiX
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Analyst
2 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Mac Developer
4 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) WCF
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows CE
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Web Development
1 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
2 5 (12.82%) Data Security
2 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) VBScript
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) vSphere
4 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.13%) NFS
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) SOTI
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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