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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.47% 5.01% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 21.79% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 36
Median daily rate £184 £253 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.37% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £251 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £255 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -16.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
50 78 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.75% 23.01% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 59
Median daily rate £225 £253 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £148 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £20.60 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 10 £184 -
Taunton +13 4 - -
Clevedon +1 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.00%) Linux
9 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.00%) STL
9 3 (10.00%) C++
9 3 (10.00%) Java
9 3 (10.00%) MFC
10 2 (6.67%) MS Office
10 2 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.67%) Citrix
10 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS

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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ADSL
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) MFC
1 3 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) SDLC
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.33%) ITSM
3 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C++
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCDST
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos