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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.70% 5.00% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.78% 34.88% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £190 £187 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £174 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £268 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
45 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.10% 14.33% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 19
Average daily rate £325 £250 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £129 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5 £188 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Taunton +7 2 - - 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.36%) MS Office
9 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (6.82%) HP
10 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.82%) Finance
10 3 (6.82%) Firewall
11 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco
11 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.55%) Coaching
11 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
12 1 (2.27%) SDLC
12 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
12 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
12 1 (2.27%) Android
12 1 (2.27%) Mac OS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Support Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Server Support
9 2 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) IT Support
9 2 (4.55%) IT Technician
9 2 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) MFC
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (2.27%) Change Control
3 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.27%) SDLC
3 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C++
1 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) CommVault
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec