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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Devon / Exeter
Rank 22 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.77% 9.90% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 58.82% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £173 £255 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +37.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +53.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
28 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 17.95% 16.83% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Median daily rate £175 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £408 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £11.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +53.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) IIS
4 6 (27.27%) SCCM
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script

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 (31.82%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat