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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.11% 22.61% 13.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 68.42% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 8
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£225 £415 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.78% +107.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £104 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £94.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
64 76 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.70% 33.04% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 20
Average daily rate £255 £425 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £108 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £141.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Bournemouth +1 19 £140 -68.00% 7
Poole -1 9 £211 +40.83% 7
Wareham - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
3 28 (29.47%) Windows 7
4 22 (23.16%) Windows XP
5 19 (20.00%) C#
6 18 (18.95%) VMware
7 16 (16.84%) Migration
7 16 (16.84%) Windows 8
8 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 14 (14.74%) SCCM
10 13 (13.68%) ITIL
10 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
10 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
10 13 (13.68%) Windows CE
11 12 (12.63%) Citrix
11 12 (12.63%) C++
11 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (11.58%) SQL
12 11 (11.58%) .NET
12 11 (11.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (10.53%) MS Office
13 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 10 (10.53%) Application Packaging
14 9 (9.47%) SCOM
14 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (9.47%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.32%) Lync
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) WAN
2 8 (8.42%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) VoIP
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.16%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) NAS
5 2 (2.11%) ADSL
5 2 (2.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.05%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (1.05%) SNMP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.42%) Subversion
3 7 (7.37%) MSI
4 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.05%) Xcode
5 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.42%) Banking
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
3 13 (13.68%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Applications Packager
7 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Wintel Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Wintel Support
10 4 (4.21%) Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 5 (5.26%) SOAP
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
3 5 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (1.05%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) jQuery
4 1 (1.05%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Clustering
2 6 (6.32%) Smartcard
3 4 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.05%) Handset
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) EPoS
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Windows 7
2 22 (23.16%) Windows XP
3 16 (16.84%) Windows 8
4 13 (13.68%) Windows CE
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Linux
7 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.32%) UNIX
9 4 (4.21%) AIX
10 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.11%) Android
10 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP Embedded
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Migration
2 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.68%) ITIL
4 8 (8.42%) OO
4 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.37%) UML
5 7 (7.37%) OOD
5 7 (7.37%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (6.32%) Time Management
7 3 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) C#
2 12 (12.63%) C++
3 11 (11.58%) SQL
4 7 (7.37%) C
4 7 (7.37%) Java
5 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.05%) LINC
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) MCSE
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) MCSA
3 3 (3.16%) CCNA
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.05%) MCDST
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.21%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) XenApp
5 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.11%) UAG
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCCM
2 9 (9.47%) SCOM
3 2 (2.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) VMware
3 12 (12.63%) Citrix
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) Dell
6 4 (4.21%) Symantec
6 4 (4.21%) HP
6 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.11%) AppSense
7 2 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.05%) Altiris
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Nortel
8 1 (1.05%) Avaya
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) CA
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