Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 75 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.02% 7.78% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 41.58% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 15
Devon median daily rate £335 £303 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.74% +16.35% +16.85%
10th Percentile £139 £159 £167
90th Percentile £470 £538 £520
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -57.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.09 £16.88
90th Percentile £158.50 £145.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £16.38
% change year-on-year +16.88% -2.29% +7.01%

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 110 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.56% 18.70% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 46
Devon median daily rate £369 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.06% - +34.33%
10th Percentile £158 £291 £168
90th Percentile £525 £563 £580
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.12% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -57.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.09 £16.88
90th Percentile £152.50 £145.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -5.41% -11.90%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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
Exeter +18 38 £190 -61.62% 5
Plymouth -5 13 £328 +19.09% 1
Dawlish - 4 £122 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 42 (56.00%) Active Directory
1 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
2 26 (34.67%) Windows 10
2 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (33.33%) SCCM
4 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (25.33%) ITIL
6 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (21.33%) VMware
8 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
9 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
10 13 (17.33%) SQL
10 13 (17.33%) Office 365
11 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
11 11 (14.67%) DNS
12 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (12.00%) Migration
13 9 (12.00%) Citrix
13 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (10.67%) XenApp
14 8 (10.67%) DHCP
15 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (9.33%) Finance
15 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
16 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing

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 6 (8.00%) IIS
1 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.00%) nginx
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.33%) Office 365
3 6 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) DHCP
3 6 (8.00%) Skype
4 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.00%) IPsec
5 3 (4.00%) LAN
5 3 (4.00%) MPLS
5 3 (4.00%) SSL
5 3 (4.00%) VPN
5 3 (4.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
7 1 (1.33%) Broadband
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Electronics
2 6 (8.00%) Local Government
2 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Administrator
3 9 (12.00%) DBA
3 9 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (2.67%) JSON
1 2 (2.67%) REST
1 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
2 26 (34.67%) Windows 10
3 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) Android
7 3 (4.00%) SUSE
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (12.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Application Packaging
4 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.00%) Service Management
5 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.67%) High Availability
5 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) ITSM
7 3 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) MCTS
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) XenApp
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) Xen
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) Citrix
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.00%) jetNEXUS
7 3 (4.00%) Meraki
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.67%) Aruba
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.67%) Polycom
9 1 (1.33%) BT