The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.33% 15.51% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.36% 90.38% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £243 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% +19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £142 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £313 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.60 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £19.50 £19.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Windows
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
55 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.46% 17.16% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 19
Average daily rate £370 £225 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £110 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £318 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 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
Taunton +10 13 £400 +60.00% 4
Bath -6 9 £193 -38.40% 10
Yeovil -9 6 - - 5
Street +8 1 - - 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows 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.

1 57 (48.31%) Windows Server
2 42 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 39 (33.05%) SQL
3 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
4 37 (31.36%) .NET
5 36 (30.51%) C#
6 35 (29.66%) SharePoint
6 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
7 34 (28.81%) Oracle
7 34 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (24.58%) HTML
9 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.88%) IIS
11 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
11 26 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
12 25 (21.19%) ITIL
12 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
13 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
14 23 (19.49%) C++
15 22 (18.64%) Unit Testing
15 22 (18.64%) Automated Testing
15 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (17.80%) Software Engineering
16 21 (17.80%) UML
17 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
18 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (14.41%) Refactoring
19 17 (14.41%) Service Delivery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (29.66%) SharePoint
2 27 (22.88%) IIS
3 5 (4.24%) CMS
3 5 (4.24%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.69%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) Firewall
1 7 (5.93%) SAN
2 3 (2.54%) LAN
2 3 (2.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) DSL
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
4 1 (0.85%) Informix
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Selenium
3 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) JMeter
5 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.85%) MorphX
5 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) Support Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Desktop Support
6 10 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Administrator
7 8 (6.78%) DBA
7 8 (6.78%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) .NET
2 29 (24.58%) HTML
3 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET
4 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.47%) WCF
6 7 (5.93%) CSS
6 7 (5.93%) Web Services
7 3 (2.54%) WPF
8 2 (1.69%) Ajax
8 2 (1.69%) SOAP
8 2 (1.69%) WSDL
8 2 (1.69%) XML
9 1 (0.85%) EJB
9 1 (0.85%) Flash
9 1 (0.85%) J2EE
9 1 (0.85%) JMS
9 1 (0.85%) JSP
9 1 (0.85%) UDDI
9 1 (0.85%) XHTML
9 1 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.69%) NHS
2 2 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (0.85%) Equities
3 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Windows Server
2 42 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 34 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.08%) Unix
8 4 (3.39%) Android
8 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.69%) Linux
10 2 (1.69%) Solaris
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) ITIL
2 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.64%) Automated Testing
2 22 (18.64%) Unit Testing
3 21 (17.80%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.80%) UML
4 17 (14.41%) Refactoring
4 17 (14.41%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.47%) Scrum
6 8 (6.78%) Database Security
6 8 (6.78%) DevOps
6 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.93%) Line Management
8 6 (5.08%) Change Management
8 6 (5.08%) High Availability
8 6 (5.08%) OO
8 6 (5.08%) OOD
8 6 (5.08%) Web Development
9 5 (4.24%) Migration
9 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.05%) SQL
2 36 (30.51%) C#
3 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.49%) C++
5 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) MCITP
3 3 (2.54%) MCSE
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Nessus
2 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (28.81%) Oracle
2 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.41%) VMware
4 10 (8.47%) Citrix
5 5 (4.24%) EPiServer
5 5 (4.24%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.69%) ATG
7 2 (1.69%) CommVault
7 2 (1.69%) HP
7 2 (1.69%) McAfee
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (0.85%) Apple
8 1 (0.85%) Avaya
8 1 (0.85%) BEA
8 1 (0.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) Lotus
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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