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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.71% 5.83% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.65% 24.53% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £170 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -35.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £170 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £170 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £285 £263
% change year-on-year
-25.43% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.10 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
49 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.41% 23.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £33.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Bath -2 2 £215 +26.47% 1
Minehead - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
4 30 (50.00%) VMware
5 29 (48.33%) ITIL
6 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
8 23 (38.33%) MCP
9 21 (35.00%) Service Management
10 19 (31.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 18 (30.00%) Statistics
11 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (30.00%) Management Information System
11 18 (30.00%) Front Office
11 18 (30.00%) Back Office
12 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (28.33%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (26.67%) ITSM
14 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
14 14 (23.33%) Windows XP
15 12 (20.00%) SCCM
15 12 (20.00%) SLA
16 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
16 11 (18.33%) Workflow
17 9 (15.00%) Migration
17 9 (15.00%) MS Office
18 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
19 7 (11.67%) Internet
20 6 (10.00%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DTS
2 1 (1.67%) Ingres
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) MSTest
2 1 (1.67%) Moq
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (30.00%) Front Office
1 18 (30.00%) Back Office
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Network Support
3 8 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 8 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.67%) WCF
1 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
1 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 18 (30.00%) Statistics
2 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Service Management
3 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (26.67%) ITSM
6 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
7 11 (18.33%) Workflow
8 9 (15.00%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.33%) Time Management
12 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.67%) UML
12 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.67%) Test Management
12 1 (1.67%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) C#
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) VB
1 1 (1.67%) VBA
1 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) MCP
4 19 (31.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.67%) ISEB
7 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Altiris
4 3 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Sophos
5 1 (1.67%) ESRI