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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.89% 7.88% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.07% 27.59% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
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£140 £157 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -40.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £217 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.93% -21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +24.79%
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
56 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.77% 28.57% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 18
Average daily rate £250 £268 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.84 £31.90 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 13 £140 -64.93%
Bath -4 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) SCCM
5 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
5 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
7 5 (12.82%) Citrix
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.69%) XenApp
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (7.69%) SAN
10 2 (5.13%) NetApp
10 2 (5.13%) NHS
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
10 2 (5.13%) LAN
10 2 (5.13%) WAN
10 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco
10 2 (5.13%) Back Office
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
1 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) MSTest
1 1 (2.56%) Moq
General
1 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 5 (12.82%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Installation Technician
6 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Network Support
6 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.56%) WCF
1 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL
3 1 (2.56%) UML
3 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.95%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) NetApp
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
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