The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 Devon 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 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.86% 14.00% 23.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.52% 77.78% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £185 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £419 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.23 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.23 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £34.92 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.22% 18.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 27
Average daily rate £250 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £461 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.23 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £17.23 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.23 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
South West

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Devon region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Devon region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -7 16 £175 -40.17% 10
Plymouth +6 10 £250 -26.47% 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
4 19 (26.03%) MS Office
4 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
5 18 (24.66%) Thin Client
5 18 (24.66%) Fat Client
6 17 (23.29%) Firewall
6 17 (23.29%) ITIL
6 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
6 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (21.92%) SLA
7 16 (21.92%) Cisco
8 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
8 15 (20.55%) Solaris
8 15 (20.55%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
9 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
10 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
11 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.33%) Migration
13 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.59%) vSphere
14 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (8.22%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (26.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Firewall
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (8.22%) DHCP
3 6 (8.22%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
4 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Desktop Support
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.22%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.11%) Google Maps API
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (2.74%) WinForms
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) XHTML
4 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Thin Client
1 18 (24.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) GIS
2 3 (4.11%) PDA
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Kindle
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
3 15 (20.55%) Solaris
4 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 4 (5.48%) MVC
5 3 (4.11%) Time Management
5 3 (4.11%) Scrum
5 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.74%) Kanban
6 2 (2.74%) Data Validation
6 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.74%) Validation
7 1 (1.37%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.37%) Data Management
7 1 (1.37%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.37%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C#
1 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VB6
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) MCP
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) MCSE
6 2 (2.74%) MCSA
6 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco
4 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.85%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) Compaq
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Novell
Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £84.95 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 to £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago