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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.25% 2.00% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 9.62% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £269
% change year-on-year
- -25.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 - £12.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -
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
34 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.73% 20.80% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 36
Average daily rate £275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £16.63 £20.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +107.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £21.50 £15.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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
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 6 March 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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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 - -
Taunton -6 1 - -
Street - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) SCCM
3 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) MS Office
7 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
7 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.04%) VMware
10 6 (13.04%) MSI
11 5 (10.87%) Office 365
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
12 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
13 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
13 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
13 3 (6.52%) Citrix
13 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
14 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (4.35%) VBScript
14 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
14 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
15 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (2.17%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
1 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MSI
2 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Packager
4 3 (6.52%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support
5 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (54.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) Novell
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