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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.14% 4.89% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 32.69% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +43.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £122 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £271 £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £20.00 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.48 £20.00 £17.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
- +8.14%
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
54 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.49% 14.94% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.60 £14.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.56% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £20.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -1 4 £288 +64.28% 1
Bath -3 3 - - 1
Clevedon - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - - 1
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (24.24%) SCCM
6 8 (24.24%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.15%) Citrix
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.12%) MS Office
11 3 (9.09%) SQL
11 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.09%) Symantec
11 3 (9.09%) WSUS
11 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.09%) XenApp
11 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
11 3 (9.09%) Veeam
11 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
11 3 (9.09%) Lync
12 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
12 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
12 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Consultant
2 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Packager
4 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) MFC
1 2 (6.06%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.06%) UML
3 2 (6.06%) OO
3 2 (6.06%) Validation
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Use Case
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
2 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 3 (9.09%) Veeam