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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 53 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.16% 17.14% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.35% 64.29% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -18.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
85 84 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.91% 26.67% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 20
Average daily rate £350 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 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 £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 21 £225 +28.57% 10
Plymouth -12 13 £325 -36.58% 7
Barnstaple - 6 - -
Tiverton - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.82%) Active Directory
3 33 (33.67%) VMware
3 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (27.55%) MS Office
4 27 (27.55%) Windows 7
5 23 (23.47%) MS Exchange
6 22 (22.45%) Citrix
6 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (17.35%) Novell
7 17 (17.35%) Windows XP
7 17 (17.35%) SQL
8 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (13.27%) Migration
9 13 (13.27%) ITIL
10 12 (12.24%) Linux
10 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (10.20%) SAN
12 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.18%) Office 365
12 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
13 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.16%) VPN
13 8 (8.16%) DNS
14 7 (7.14%) SUSE
14 7 (7.14%) SLA
14 7 (7.14%) NetWare
14 7 (7.14%) ZENworks

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (23.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
4 4 (4.08%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (27.55%) MS Office
2 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Symantec.cloud
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) SAN
2 8 (8.16%) VPN
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.10%) LAN
3 5 (5.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 4 (4.08%) Network Security
4 4 (4.08%) WAN
5 3 (3.06%) DHCP
5 3 (3.06%) VoIP
5 3 (3.06%) LDAP
5 3 (3.06%) VLAN
6 2 (2.04%) X.509
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MSI
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) AccuRev
1 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.10%) Back Office
3 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (31.63%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Desktop Support
3 13 (13.27%) Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Server Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Server Support
6 8 (8.16%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.04%) Classic ASP
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.04%) CSS
3 2 (2.04%) Ajax
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
1 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.06%) PKI
2 3 (3.06%) NHS
2 3 (3.06%) CMDB
3 2 (2.04%) PDA
3 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (1.02%) Statistics
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (27.55%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.35%) Windows XP
5 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.24%) Linux
7 7 (7.14%) NetWare
7 7 (7.14%) SUSE
7 7 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.08%) UNIX
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) ITIL
1 13 (13.27%) Migration
2 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (7.14%) Server Hardening
3 6 (6.12%) Service Management
4 5 (5.10%) Time Management
5 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.06%) Scrum
6 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.06%) Data Management
6 3 (3.06%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.06%) Kanban
7 2 (2.04%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.04%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) VB
4 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) VB6
5 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.02%) VCP5
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) CCNA
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 40 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.10%) vSphere
5 5 (5.10%) XenApp
6 3 (3.06%) Firmware
6 3 (3.06%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) ZENworks
2 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.06%) Nessus
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.67%) VMware
3 22 (22.45%) Citrix
4 17 (17.35%) Novell
5 5 (5.10%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec
7 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) Veeam
8 2 (2.04%) Compaq
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
9 1 (1.02%) Google
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