The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.00% 15.03% 18.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.76% 72.50% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 20
Median daily rate £210 £178 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -26.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £117 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £468 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.46 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.09% +76.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.49% 20.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 30
Median daily rate £210 £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.46 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.09% +73.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Bournemouth +4 16 £238 -47.22% 11
Poole +1 14 £110 -36.23% 2
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
Wimborne - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows.

1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
3 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
3 20 (32.79%) MS Exchange
4 16 (26.23%) MS Office
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
6 9 (14.75%) Office 365
6 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) C#
7 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.11%) Android
8 7 (11.48%) Finance
8 7 (11.48%) .NET
9 6 (9.84%) SQL
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.84%) DNS
9 6 (9.84%) LAN
9 6 (9.84%) DHCP
9 6 (9.84%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Banking
9 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.20%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 20 (32.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.56%) CICS
4 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) Confluence
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Kentico
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
4 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (6.56%) X.509
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) IPv4
6 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 2 (3.28%) WebEx
7 1 (1.64%) Intranet
7 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.20%) Migration Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Environment Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.28%) WCF
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) WinForms
5 1 (1.64%) ADO
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Graphic Design
1 4 (6.56%) iPhone
1 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
1 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.56%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.11%) Android
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.20%) Linux
8 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.56%) Unix
9 3 (4.92%) Windows CE
10 2 (3.28%) VMS
10 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) CRM
3 5 (8.20%) Scrum
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) Release Management
5 3 (4.92%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) OO
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Analytics
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.28%) ERP
6 2 (3.28%) ITSM
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 1 (1.64%) MVC
7 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) C#
2 6 (9.84%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) C
5 2 (3.28%) JCL
5 2 (3.28%) REXX
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) RACF
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) CA
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
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