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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.52% 10.47% 16.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.14% 56.25% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 13
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£200 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.23 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% +4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.23 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £34.92 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
81 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 23.89% 18.60% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 23
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £17.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £17.23 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -2 22 £175 +2.94% 7
Plymouth +9 18 £550 +45.69% 6
Exmouth - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.08%) MS Excel
3 32 (35.96%) VMware
4 26 (29.21%) SharePoint
5 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
5 25 (28.09%) Thin Client
5 25 (28.09%) Fat Client
5 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (26.97%) Cisco
6 24 (26.97%) Firewall
7 23 (25.84%) SLA
8 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
8 22 (24.72%) ITIL
8 22 (24.72%) Solaris
8 22 (24.72%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (21.35%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
12 11 (12.36%) MS Office
13 10 (11.24%) C#
13 10 (11.24%) SQL
13 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.11%) UNIX
14 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
14 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
15 8 (8.99%) zOS
15 8 (8.99%) MCP
16 7 (7.87%) DB2

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (29.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) Lync
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (37.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.36%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) Firewall
2 22 (24.72%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (7.87%) Internet
4 6 (6.74%) DNS
4 6 (6.74%) DHCP
4 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 2 (2.25%) SAN
6 2 (2.25%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) DB2
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
General
1 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
4 7 (7.87%) Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Developer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.37%) WinForms
2 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.37%) Google Maps API
3 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (2.25%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) XHTML
4 1 (1.12%) LAMP
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
4 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Thin Client
1 25 (28.09%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.74%) Open Source
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.37%) GIS
4 3 (3.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.37%) PDA
5 1 (1.12%) AS400
5 1 (1.12%) Kindle
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Solaris
2 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.11%) UNIX
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.99%) zOS
6 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.62%) Linux
8 4 (4.49%) Android
8 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ITIL
2 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
3 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (7.87%) Process Improvement
4 5 (5.62%) Migration
4 5 (5.62%) Time Management
5 4 (4.49%) Data Architecture
5 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.49%) MVC
5 4 (4.49%) Service Management
6 3 (3.37%) Project Management
6 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.37%) ITSM
6 3 (3.37%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (3.37%) Product Management
6 3 (3.37%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) C#
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) Delphi
4 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (1.12%) RPG
5 1 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) MCP
4 7 (7.87%) MCSE
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
1 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) XenApp
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.96%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Cisco
4 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.87%) SAP
5 7 (7.87%) Oracle
5 7 (7.87%) IBM
5 7 (7.87%) Sun
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) HP
8 2 (2.25%) Google
9 1 (1.12%) Juniper
9 1 (1.12%) Compaq
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
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