The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 12.92% 16.67% 12.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.97% 71.43% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 21.91% 23.33% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 19
Average daily rate £183 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £412 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (71.79%) MS Excel
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) Thin Client
3 22 (56.41%) CheckPoint
3 22 (56.41%) SLA
3 22 (56.41%) SharePoint
3 22 (56.41%) Solaris
3 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
3 22 (56.41%) Fat Client
3 22 (56.41%) Cisco PIX
3 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (51.28%) ITIL
5 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 22 (56.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support
7 1 (2.56%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) XHTML
1 2 (5.13%) WinForms
1 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
1 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Thin Client
1 22 (56.41%) Fat Client
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Solaris
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
2 2 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) CheckPoint
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Google
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