The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.97% 7.41% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 29.63% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£175 £170 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -35.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £111 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £218 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.16% 25.00% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 16
Average daily rate £325 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £320 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.30 £25.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Somerset region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Somerset region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -10 10 £141 -
Bath -2 2 £215 +26.47% 2
Minehead - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (44.83%) ITIL
5 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 21 (36.21%) MCP
8 19 (32.76%) Service Management
9 17 (29.31%) Back Office
9 17 (29.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
10 16 (27.59%) Front Office
11 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (25.86%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (25.86%) Statistics
12 14 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (24.14%) ITSM
12 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (24.14%) Windows XP
13 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.69%) SLA
13 12 (20.69%) SCCM
14 11 (18.97%) Workflow
14 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
15 10 (17.24%) MS Office
16 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
17 7 (12.07%) Migration
17 7 (12.07%) Internet
18 6 (10.34%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DTS
2 1 (1.72%) Ingres
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) Moq
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Back Office
2 16 (27.59%) Front Office
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Network Support
3 8 (13.79%) Desktop Support
3 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) WCF
1 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
1 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 15 (25.86%) Statistics
3 5 (8.62%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) RIA
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) ITIL
2 19 (32.76%) Service Management
3 15 (25.86%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (24.14%) ITSM
4 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Workflow
5 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.72%) UML
9 1 (1.72%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) C#
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.72%) VB
1 1 (1.72%) VBA
1 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (36.21%) MCP
4 17 (29.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Nortel
4 3 (5.17%) Altiris
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Sophos
6 1 (1.72%) ESRI
6 1 (1.72%) Capita
6 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
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