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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.28% 9.52% 12.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 57.14% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate
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£175 £170 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £14.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 - £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 - £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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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
46 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 21.50% 16.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 12
Average daily rate £190 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £415 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 - £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
3 23 (58.97%) SLA
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 23 (58.97%) VMware
4 22 (56.41%) Firewall
4 22 (56.41%) Thin Client
4 22 (56.41%) CheckPoint
4 22 (56.41%) SharePoint
4 22 (56.41%) Solaris
4 22 (56.41%) Fat Client
4 22 (56.41%) Cisco PIX
4 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (51.28%) ITIL
6 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Time Management
11 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (7.69%) C#
11 3 (7.69%) SQL
11 3 (7.69%) .NET
11 3 (7.69%) Linux
11 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 3 (7.69%) WinForms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) 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
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%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Network Support
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) WinForms
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) XHTML
2 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Thin Client
1 22 (56.41%) Fat Client
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Solaris
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Time Management
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%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Data Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) 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 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
3 22 (56.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Compaq
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Google
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