The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.09% 6.03% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.83% 87.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Median daily rate £175 £150 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.60 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.60 £17.00 £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Devon

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
29 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.28% 6.90% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 20
Median daily rate £270 £150 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £150 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £17.00 £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Exeter

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) IIS
6 6 (21.43%) Skype
6 6 (21.43%) SLA
6 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
6 6 (21.43%) SCCM
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
10 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (7.14%) LAN
10 2 (7.14%) WAN
10 2 (7.14%) Cisco
10 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.14%) Migration
10 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Skype
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Server Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Citrix
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds