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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.49% 6.31% 11.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 31.25% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 - £16.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
51 64 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.83% 20.19% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 35
Average daily rate £255 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £37.10 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 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 - 4 - -
Taunton -20 1 - - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.39%) MS Office
6 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 8 (17.39%) VMware
6 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 6 (13.04%) MSI
8 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
8 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
9 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
9 4 (8.70%) Citrix
9 4 (8.70%) InstallShield
9 4 (8.70%) Office 365
10 3 (6.52%) VBScript
10 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.52%) XenApp
11 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
11 2 (4.35%) Veeam
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MSI
2 4 (8.70%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (54.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Veeam
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Novell
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