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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 7.14% 11.65% 20.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 63.16% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate £120 £185 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.43 £11.06 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.73% -7.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £11.06 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £11.06 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -3.22%
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
8 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.52% 18.45% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
Average daily rate £120 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.57% +0.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.76%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.88%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Floorwalker
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
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