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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.31% 10.34% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.51% 64.29% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £170 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -29.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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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
43 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 22.16% 16.09% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 17
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 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £415 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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%) Microsoft
2 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 20 (51.28%) SLA
4 20 (51.28%) Cisco
4 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (48.72%) Fat Client
5 19 (48.72%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
5 19 (48.72%) Solaris
5 19 (48.72%) Firewall
5 19 (48.72%) Thin Client
5 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
6 18 (46.15%) ITIL
7 17 (43.59%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.95%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
11 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.69%) WinForms
12 3 (7.69%) MVC
12 3 (7.69%) ISO 14001
12 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
12 3 (7.69%) C#
12 3 (7.69%) SQL
12 3 (7.69%) .NET
12 3 (7.69%) Linux
12 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco PIX
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
2 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Tester
4 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Programmer
5 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) WinForms
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) XHTML
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Fat Client
1 19 (48.72%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Solaris
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
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%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Security 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%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 14001
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Cisco
4 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Compaq
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Google
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