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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.42% 18.27% 13.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.29% 68.75% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 23
Median daily rate £200 £225 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 £15.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.95 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
28 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.79% 26.58% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 31
Median daily rate £205 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £433 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £14.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.95 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 July 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 -2 18 £195 -8.23%
Plymouth +4 5 - - 1
Exmouth - 1 £338 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) SCCM
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) MS Office
7 5 (12.20%) SLA
7 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
7 5 (12.20%) Skype
7 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.76%) IIS
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) C#
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 3 (7.32%) Degree
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.88%) Mathematics

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 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) VoIP
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) MFC
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) Sass
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) iPhone
1 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
1 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
2 2 (4.88%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) OO
3 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.44%) Application Discovery
3 1 (2.44%) Change Control
3 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.44%) Kanban
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.44%) Scrum
3 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.44%) Service Management
3 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.44%) Web Development
3 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) VC++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Citrix
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) BT
4 1 (2.44%) iManage
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy