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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.80% 9.35% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.69% 53.16% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 37 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £149 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £385 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £203 £269
% change year-on-year
-6.17% -24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.26%
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
83 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.13% 17.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 18
Average daily rate £255 £325 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +40.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 12
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £38.30 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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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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
Weston-super-Mare - 3 - -
Bath 0 2 - -
Taunton -10 2 - - 1
Templecombe - 2 - -
Glastonbury - 2 - -
Yeovil -3 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) SCCM
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) Symantec
8 3 (12.00%) MSI
8 3 (12.00%) XenApp
8 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (12.00%) Veeam
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (12.00%) Lync
9 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
9 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.00%) VBScript
10 1 (4.00%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MSI
2 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Analyst
1 3 (12.00%) Consultant
1 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (8.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) Veeam