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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 10.17% 13.59% 15.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 57.53% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 34
Median daily rate £190 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £19.70 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
30 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.71% 23.62% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 40 53
Median daily rate £190 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.25 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £22.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 -5 11 £190 -20.00% 3
Plymouth -6 9 - - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) SCCM
6 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 6 (12.50%) Firewall
7 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (12.50%) Skype
7 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 5 (10.42%) MS Office
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 4 (8.33%) LAN
9 4 (8.33%) SLA
9 4 (8.33%) C++
9 4 (8.33%) MFC
9 4 (8.33%) IIS
9 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (6.25%) Degree
10 3 (6.25%) Linux

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 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) Skype
3 4 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) MFC
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Qt
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
1 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (4.17%) ITSM
2 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 2 (4.17%) Migration
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
2 2 (4.17%) OO
2 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
2 2 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.08%) Kanban
3 1 (2.08%) Scrum
3 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.08%) Service Management
3 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.08%) Web Development
3 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) VC++
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CCNA
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (2.08%) BT
5 1 (2.08%) iManage
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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