The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorchester 28.57% - 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Windows
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorchester 28.57% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £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 Dorchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dorchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dorchester

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dorchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Dorchester region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dorchester

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dorchester region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dorchester

Windows
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorchester 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 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (11.11%) OLE
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Telerik

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OLE
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik