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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 10.23% 22.52% 15.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.86% 90.91% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 22
Median daily rate £256 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +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
29 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.49% 24.77% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 25
Median daily rate £325 £223 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £296 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 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
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 May 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 31 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 -5 10 £118 -47.77% 2
Plymouth -4 7 - - 2
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 31 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 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
5 15 (28.30%) Citrix
6 14 (26.42%) SQL
6 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
6 14 (26.42%) VMware
6 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (24.53%) SCCM
8 10 (18.87%) ITIL
8 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
8 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (16.98%) OO
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) C#
10 8 (15.09%) C++
10 8 (15.09%) MFC
10 8 (15.09%) VC++
11 7 (13.21%) Internet
12 6 (11.32%) Cisco
12 6 (11.32%) DHCP
12 6 (11.32%) DNS
12 6 (11.32%) MS Office
13 5 (9.43%) Degree
13 5 (9.43%) IIS
13 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.43%) Office 365
14 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012

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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.66%) Back Office
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) MFC
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) Sass
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) iPhone
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) OO
3 4 (7.55%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) ITSM
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.89%) Application Discovery
5 1 (1.89%) Change Control
5 1 (1.89%) DevOps
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Kanban
5 1 (1.89%) MVC
5 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.89%) Scrum
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) C++
3 8 (15.09%) VC++
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Delphi
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Citrix
3 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) iManage
7 1 (1.89%) Novell
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £9.64 - £11.58 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 6 days ago