The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 36.73% 15.97% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.74% 63.89% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £330 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £124 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £346 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 36 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 38.78% 25.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Median daily rate £300 £393 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.56% +18.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £135 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bournemouth

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bournemouth

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bournemouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Bournemouth

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Bournemouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (50.00%) SAN
1 14 (50.00%) Migration
1 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
5 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) WSUS
7 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 7 (25.00%) Security Patching
8 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
9 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (17.86%) Veeam
9 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) Unix
9 5 (17.86%) McAfee
10 4 (14.29%) Sage
10 4 (14.29%) Data Migration

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Build Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ADO
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
3 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 7 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) McAfee
4 5 (17.86%) Veeam
5 4 (14.29%) Sage
6 2 (7.14%) Brocade
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas