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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.76% 22.71% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.00% 90.48% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 25
Median daily rate £325 £120 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.83% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £448 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 16
Median hourly rate £15.26 £31.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +115.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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
25 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.52% 25.10% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 38
Median daily rate £325 £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.26 £31.00 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +86.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 9 £325 -7.14% 11
Poole -1 3 £105 - 3
Wimborne - 1 - - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
3 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.97%) Unix
4 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
5 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (14.52%) Linux
6 9 (14.52%) ITIL
6 9 (14.52%) Oracle
6 9 (14.52%) Finance
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.52%) SCCM
7 8 (12.90%) C#
7 8 (12.90%) Java
7 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (11.29%) .NET
8 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
8 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
9 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
9 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
9 6 (9.68%) C++
9 6 (9.68%) XML
9 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.68%) Citrix
9 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.06%) MCP
10 5 (8.06%) MCSE
10 5 (8.06%) C

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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) CICS
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) Skype
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) Intranet
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.23%) WebEx
5 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Maven
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
1 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.84%) WiX
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) MSI
3 1 (1.61%) PVCS
3 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) Environment Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) POSIX
3 2 (3.23%) WCF
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) WinForms
4 1 (1.61%) boto
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
2 13 (20.97%) Unix
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.84%) Windows CE
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) ITIL
2 4 (6.45%) Multithreading
2 4 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (4.84%) Analytics
3 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (4.84%) OO
3 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
3 3 (4.84%) Project Management
3 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (3.23%) Migration
4 2 (3.23%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) C#
1 8 (12.90%) Java
2 6 (9.68%) C++
3 5 (8.06%) C
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) VC++
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) JCL
6 2 (3.23%) REXX
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 4 (6.45%) MCDST
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.23%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) XenApp
3 3 (4.84%) RACF
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.84%) CA Endevor
4 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) BMC
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) Juniper
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.61%) Splunk
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