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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.93% 20.20% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.18% 93.02% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 2
Average daily rate
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£190 £170 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -25.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £134 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £235 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
85 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.31% 21.72% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 28
Average daily rate £324 £165 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.21% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £120 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £315 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £12.09 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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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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 -6 21 £175 - 2
Plymouth +1 15 £569 +279.16% 5
Exmouth - - - -
Okehampton - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.26%) MS Excel
2 37 (34.26%) Firewall
3 35 (32.41%) Cisco
4 33 (30.56%) VMware
5 29 (26.85%) SharePoint
5 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (24.07%) Fat Client
6 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
6 26 (24.07%) Thin Client
7 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 24 (22.22%) SLA
7 24 (22.22%) Solaris
7 24 (22.22%) ITIL
7 24 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 24 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 17 (15.74%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (13.89%) SQL
9 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (12.96%) UNIX
11 13 (12.04%) MS Office
11 13 (12.04%) zOS
12 12 (11.11%) IBM
12 12 (11.11%) Sun
12 12 (11.11%) SAP
12 12 (11.11%) Oracle
12 12 (11.11%) DB2
12 12 (11.11%) Java
12 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.19%) Process Improvement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (26.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.70%) Lync
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (34.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.26%) Firewall
2 24 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (8.33%) LAN
3 9 (8.33%) WAN
4 8 (7.41%) Internet
5 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.85%) DNS
7 2 (1.85%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
8 1 (0.93%) PBX
8 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) DB2
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Firebird
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Consultant
5 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
9 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) IT Support
11 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Network Support
12 4 (3.70%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (1.85%) XHTML
2 2 (1.85%) HTML
2 2 (1.85%) WinForms
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.93%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.07%) Fat Client
1 26 (24.07%) Thin Client
2 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Open Source
4 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.85%) PDA
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Kindle
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Solaris
1 24 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.96%) UNIX
4 13 (12.04%) zOS
5 10 (9.26%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.63%) Android
8 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.85%) Linux
9 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Process Improvement
2 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (10.19%) TOGAF
2 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (6.48%) Data Architecture
3 7 (6.48%) Time Management
4 6 (5.56%) Migration
5 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.63%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.70%) Service Management
7 3 (2.78%) Product Management
7 3 (2.78%) Information Assurance
7 3 (2.78%) ITSM
7 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.78%) Project Management
8 2 (1.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) Java
3 10 (9.26%) C#
3 10 (9.26%) Delphi
4 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) MCP
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 4 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.41%) Cisco
3 33 (30.56%) VMware
4 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 12 (11.11%) IBM
5 12 (11.11%) Sun
5 12 (11.11%) SAP
5 12 (11.11%) Oracle
6 7 (6.48%) Citrix
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Sophos
7 2 (1.85%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.93%) Acronis
8 1 (0.93%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.93%) FalconStor
8 1 (0.93%) Veeam
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
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