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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Dorset
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.26% 9.34% 19.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.41% 45.95% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 18
Median daily rate £238 £175 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £152 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £43.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.41% +75.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.77% 20.33% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 26
Median daily rate £238 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.09% +69.84%
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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +12 15 £238 +31.94% 4
Poole +1 6 £160 -7.24%
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
4 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.81%) MS Office
7 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (15.79%) Office 365
8 9 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (14.04%) Android
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL
9 8 (14.04%) C#
9 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.28%) .NET
10 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) Firewall
11 6 (10.53%) Finance
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.53%) DNS
11 6 (10.53%) LAN
11 6 (10.53%) DHCP
12 5 (8.77%) Linux
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
12 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) CICS
5 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.51%) Confluence
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) Kentico
7 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.02%) X.509
4 2 (3.51%) IPv4
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) WebEx
5 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) 1st Line Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Environment Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) WinForms
5 1 (1.75%) ADO
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Graphic Design
1 4 (7.02%) iPhone
1 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.02%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 8 (14.04%) Android
6 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) Linux
8 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.26%) Unix
9 3 (5.26%) Windows CE
10 2 (3.51%) VMS
10 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Migration
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.77%) CRM
3 5 (8.77%) Scrum
4 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.02%) Release Management
5 3 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (5.26%) OO
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) ERP
6 2 (3.51%) ITSM
6 2 (3.51%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) MVC
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) JCL
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) REXX
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) RACF
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) CA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) arcserve
5 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
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Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
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