Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.77% 12.07% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.33% 77.78% 59.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 34
Devon median daily rate £251 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.84% -30.91% +41.03%
10th Percentile £159 £151 £153
90th Percentile £325 £225 £396
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +17.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 13
Devon median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -21.21% +24.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £29.38 £38.75 £23.15
South West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.15% -

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

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 72 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.63% 15.52% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 73
Devon median daily rate £425 £195 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -50.63% +32.22%
10th Percentile £225 £147 £163
90th Percentile £563 £404 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 13
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -21.21% +24.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.50 £38.75 £23.15
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -17.57% +8.82%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Devon

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Devon

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Devon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Devon

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Devon

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Devon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Devon

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -4 27 £226 - 1
Exeter -13 8 £226 +18.95% 8
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 13 (33.33%) VMware
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 8 (20.51%) Office 365
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) SCCM
12 3 (7.69%) CCNA
12 3 (7.69%) Change Management
12 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
12 3 (7.69%) Delphi
12 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
13 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
13 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
13 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.56%) Process Management
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Delphi
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNA
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Intel
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow