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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Somerset
Rank 25 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.82% 5.45% 8.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.53% 26.56% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £110 £193 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +6.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.23% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £27.63 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
47 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.88% 20.51% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 25
Median daily rate £273 £370 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% +57.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 8 £190 -1.29%
Taunton -1 4 £110 -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
5 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Apple
8 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
8 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.79%) ADSL
8 4 (13.79%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) SCCM
10 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) Finance
10 2 (6.90%) MS Office
10 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) Nokia
10 2 (6.90%) Citrix
10 2 (6.90%) Samsung
10 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
11 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) ADSL
1 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (34.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) IT Support
7 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
8 4 (13.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (13.79%) Analyst
9 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
10 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Apple
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia
3 2 (6.90%) Samsung
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) SAP