The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 23 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 6.18% 8.39% 16.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 85.71% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Median daily rate £260 £205 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.82% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £133 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £261 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.61% +2.53%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 14 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 7.30% 9.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Median daily rate £158 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.72% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £15.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Exeter

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Exeter over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Exeter

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) WinForms
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Sophos
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) Perl
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle

Windows
Co-occurring 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) IT Support
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (19.05%) IT Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) XHTML
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) B2C
3 1 (4.76%) CAD
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Sophos
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Xamarin