The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.77% 16.44% 18.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.12% 69.23% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 23
Average daily rate £175 £256 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +70.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £134 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £419 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.62% 23.74% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 36
Average daily rate £243 £258 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Poole +2 4 £173 -50.71% 4
Bournemouth -9 4 £133 -19.69% 7
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 17 (27.42%) .NET
5 16 (25.81%) MS Office
5 16 (25.81%) C#
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.58%) Citrix
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) VMware
8 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Windows CE
10 9 (14.52%) ITIL
10 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
11 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
11 8 (12.90%) Scrum
11 8 (12.90%) SCCM
11 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 8 (12.90%) vSphere
11 8 (12.90%) .NET Compact Framework
12 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
12 7 (11.29%) XenApp
12 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.68%) CMS
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Office
2 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) 4G
2 2 (3.23%) Broadband
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) LTE
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) PABX
3 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) MSI
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) IT Support
8 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) .NET Compact Framework
2 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) jQuery
4 3 (4.84%) WCF
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.61%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) CCTV
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
2 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 10 (16.13%) Windows CE
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
3 8 (12.90%) Scrum
4 7 (11.29%) Patch Management
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) BDD
6 5 (8.06%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) Data Security
8 3 (4.84%) Content Management
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.84%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
9 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C#
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) VBScript
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Perl
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCDST
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) vSphere
3 7 (11.29%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) Citrix
3 11 (17.74%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) Symantec
5 3 (4.84%) Apple
5 3 (4.84%) BMC
5 3 (4.84%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.84%) Remedy
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) Bomgar
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.61%) Mitel
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
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