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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Somerset
Rank 33 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.94% 5.44% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 39.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £110 £190 £232
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -18.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.20 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £82.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.75% 13.95% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 16
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.75 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 0 6 - -
Taunton -3 1 £110 - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (14.29%) ADSL
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.52%) MS Office
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (9.52%) Apple
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (4.76%) MCITP
8 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ADSL
1 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP