The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.11% 20.66% 15.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 84.62% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 25
Median daily rate £275 £224 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £175 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £308 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £12.07 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £16.50 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
20 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 10.81% 24.41% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 28
Median daily rate £275 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% +31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Devon region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 6 £120 -35.13% 2
Plymouth -1 5 - - 3
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Torquay -1 1 £325 +62.50%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 12 (25.00%) Citrix
8 11 (22.92%) SCCM
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) .NET
10 9 (18.75%) C#
10 9 (18.75%) OO
10 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (16.67%) VC++
11 8 (16.67%) C++
11 8 (16.67%) MFC
12 7 (14.58%) Internet
13 6 (12.50%) MS Office
14 5 (10.42%) Degree
14 5 (10.42%) IIS
14 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.42%) DHCP
14 5 (10.42%) DNS
14 5 (10.42%) Cisco
14 5 (10.42%) Office 365
15 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) DHCP
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.25%) Back Office
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) MFC
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) Change Control
5 1 (2.08%) DevOps
5 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.08%) Kanban
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
5 1 (2.08%) OOP
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Scrum
5 1 (2.08%) Web Development
5 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) C++
3 8 (16.67%) VC++
4 2 (4.17%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Delphi
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Citrix
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Novell
6 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
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