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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.89% 15.07% 12.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 70.69% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 10
Average daily rate
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£255 £213 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £170 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £345 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.91%
UK excluding London average 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
75 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.34% 21.32% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 15
Average daily rate £300 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £359 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -7.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 +3 23 £225 +28.57% 5
Barnstaple - 9 - -
Plymouth -9 7 £300 +20.00% 3
Tiverton - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 - - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
3 29 (30.85%) VMware
3 29 (30.85%) Windows 7
4 25 (26.60%) MS Office
5 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (18.09%) SQL
6 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
7 16 (17.02%) Novell
7 16 (17.02%) Windows XP
8 15 (15.96%) Linux
8 15 (15.96%) Citrix
8 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (12.77%) ITIL
10 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (10.64%) Firewall
12 9 (9.57%) Migration
12 9 (9.57%) SAN
12 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.51%) VPN
13 8 (8.51%) DNS
13 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
14 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (7.45%) Server Hardening
14 7 (7.45%) Service Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) IIS
6 4 (4.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (26.60%) MS Office
2 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) SAN
3 8 (8.51%) VPN
3 8 (8.51%) DNS
4 7 (7.45%) LDAP
5 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.32%) X.509
6 5 (5.32%) LAN
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
7 4 (4.26%) Internet
7 4 (4.26%) Network Security
8 3 (3.19%) VLAN
8 3 (3.19%) DHCP
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
9 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.06%) Wireless
9 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) AccuRev
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Desktop Support
3 14 (14.89%) Server Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Server Support
8 8 (8.51%) Server Support Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) Security Administrator
11 4 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (4.26%) Migration Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (3.19%) Support Technician
12 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.19%) Ajax
4 2 (2.13%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
4 2 (2.13%) CSS3
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.06%) Sass
5 1 (1.06%) LESS
5 1 (1.06%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.06%) RESTful
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) WinForms
5 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) PKI
2 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) CMDB
3 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) PDA
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows 7
2 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.02%) Windows XP
4 15 (15.96%) Linux
4 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (7.45%) SUSE
6 7 (7.45%) NetWare
7 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.26%) UNIX
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.06%) Android
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Migration
3 7 (7.45%) Service Management
3 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.45%) Server Hardening
4 5 (5.32%) Identity Management
5 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.19%) Information Security
6 3 (3.19%) Time Management
6 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.19%) Data Management
6 3 (3.19%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Web Development
7 2 (2.13%) Scrum
7 2 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.13%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) VBScript
4 2 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) CCNA
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.26%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Firmware
4 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.19%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.19%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) ZENworks
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.19%) Nessus
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.85%) VMware
3 16 (17.02%) Novell
4 15 (15.96%) Citrix
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco
6 4 (4.26%) HP
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.19%) Veeam
7 3 (3.19%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) Compaq
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.13%) Symantec
8 2 (2.13%) F5
9 1 (1.06%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.06%) Juniper
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) EMC
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