The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.57% 17.62% 13.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 82.69% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 12
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £131 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £427 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -32.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.30 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.41 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.70% 21.31% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 16
Average daily rate £275 £250 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £125 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -32.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £11.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.28 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Plymouth 0 14 £224 -31.15% 3
Exeter -8 12 £255 +45.71% 6
Barnstaple - 4 - - 1
Newton Abbot +1 1 £225 +80.00% 1
Torquay - 1 £200 - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 36 (37.89%) Windows 7
2 29 (30.53%) VMware
2 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
3 28 (29.47%) Cisco
4 22 (23.16%) Firewall
5 19 (20.00%) MS Office
6 16 (16.84%) ITIL
7 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (13.68%) Windows 8
8 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
9 12 (12.63%) CCNA
9 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
9 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (11.58%) Linux
10 11 (11.58%) Citrix
11 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (9.47%) SQL
12 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.47%) DNS
13 8 (8.42%) Thin Client
13 8 (8.42%) Fat Client
14 7 (7.37%) VMware Server
14 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
14 7 (7.37%) Service Management
14 7 (7.37%) DHCP
14 7 (7.37%) LDAP
14 7 (7.37%) Novell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Lync
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MS Office
2 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.16%) Firewall
2 9 (9.47%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) DHCP
3 7 (7.37%) LDAP
4 6 (6.32%) VPN
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (5.26%) X.509
5 5 (5.26%) WAN
5 5 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.11%) VoIP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.11%) Network Security
8 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.05%) SAN
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Back Office
3 2 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Desktop Support
3 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Security Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) XML
2 3 (3.16%) HTML5
2 3 (3.16%) JSON
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.11%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) CSS3
4 1 (1.05%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.05%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.05%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.05%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.05%) RESTful
4 1 (1.05%) Core Animation
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Thin Client
1 8 (8.42%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.32%) PKI
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) CMDB
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Kindle
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.05%) Animation
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
6 1 (1.05%) EPoS
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.89%) Windows 7
2 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.68%) Windows 8
3 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.58%) Linux
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.26%) Solaris
8 4 (4.21%) Android
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.16%) UNIX
10 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.11%) NetWare
10 2 (2.11%) SUSE
10 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) ITIL
2 7 (7.37%) Service Management
3 6 (6.32%) Migration
4 5 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 3 (3.16%) Information Security
5 3 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile Development
6 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.11%) OOP
6 2 (2.11%) OO
6 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.11%) Web Development
6 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.11%) Time Management
6 2 (2.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.21%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) Python
3 2 (2.11%) XAML
4 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) C++
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) CCNA
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Server
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.16%) vSphere
6 2 (2.11%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.16%) Nessus
4 2 (2.11%) ZENworks
4 2 (2.11%) WSUS
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
5 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) VMware
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.47%) Cisco
3 11 (11.58%) Citrix
4 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.37%) Novell
5 6 (6.32%) FalconStor
6 2 (2.11%) HP
6 2 (2.11%) Sophos
6 2 (2.11%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.11%) F5
7 1 (1.05%) Acronis
7 1 (1.05%) Veeam
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec
7 1 (1.05%) Compaq
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
Barnstaple, Devon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Torquay
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newton Abbot, Paignton, Torquay, Teignmouth,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago