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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Devon
Rank 25 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.45% 12.08% 15.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 60.38% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 10
Median daily rate £175 £190 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £146 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £337 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
51 53 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 18.28% 20.00% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 33
Median daily rate £492 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.31% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -6 10 £170 -33.33% 5
Plymouth +4 4 £355 +113.53%
Torquay - 1 £350 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.68%) Windows 7
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.34%) SQL
5 9 (15.25%) VMware
5 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) MS Office
6 8 (13.56%) ITSM
7 7 (11.86%) IIS
7 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco
8 6 (10.17%) Citrix
8 6 (10.17%) C++
8 6 (10.17%) C
8 6 (10.17%) SCCM
9 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Validation
9 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
9 5 (8.47%) MFC
9 5 (8.47%) SLA
9 5 (8.47%) Qt
9 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.78%) MS Excel

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 7 (11.86%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 2 (3.39%) Moodle
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) MFC
1 5 (8.47%) Qt
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) JSON
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) Ajax
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) JMS
4 2 (3.39%) REST
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
4 2 (3.39%) Struts
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows 7
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL
1 8 (13.56%) ITSM
2 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
2 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
2 5 (8.47%) Validation
3 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.39%) SOA
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) OO
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.69%) TDD
6 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C
2 6 (10.17%) C++
3 3 (5.08%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) PHP
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) A+ Certification
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SANS
3 1 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Nessus
2 1 (1.69%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.69%) Nmap
2 1 (1.69%) QRadar
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco
2 6 (10.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Sophos
4 1 (1.69%) Apple
4 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Intel
4 1 (1.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.69%) Mercator
4 1 (1.69%) NetWitness
4 1 (1.69%) Qualys
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Snow
4 1 (1.69%) Splunk