The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.83% 16.49% 10.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.13% 87.04% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 18
Median daily rate £233 £359 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% +22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £251 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £445 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.90 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.85 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
64 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.95% 18.95% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 24
Median daily rate £250 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +9 26 £200 -40.74% 9
Taunton +3 12 £350 -6.66%
Yeovil +5 3 £203 -
Weston-super-Mare -2 1 £290 - 1
Clevedon -3 1 - - 1
Street - 1 - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 39 (47.56%) Windows 7
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.07%) SCCM
5 14 (17.07%) Office 365
6 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
7 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
8 10 (12.20%) ITIL
8 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (9.76%) Linux
10 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
10 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
10 7 (8.54%) Apple
10 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
10 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.54%) TDD
10 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.32%) Android
11 6 (7.32%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
11 6 (7.32%) Scrum
11 6 (7.32%) Citrix
11 6 (7.32%) .NET
11 6 (7.32%) C#

Windows
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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (4.88%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) ADSL
2 3 (3.66%) SAN
2 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) MPLS
3 2 (2.44%) Skype
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) PBX
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) Biml
3 2 (2.44%) Power BI
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Electronics
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Support Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (12.20%) Desktop Support
8 9 (10.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
11 6 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.88%) WF
3 2 (2.44%) LINQ
3 2 (2.44%) MFC
3 2 (2.44%) STL
3 2 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Windows 7
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.76%) Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.32%) Android
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.22%) AIX
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.54%) TDD
3 6 (7.32%) Pair Programming
3 6 (7.32%) Scrum
4 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
4 5 (6.10%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 4 (4.88%) Workflow
6 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.66%) Kanban
6 3 (3.66%) Line Management
6 3 (3.66%) SDLC
7 2 (2.44%) BDD
7 2 (2.44%) Functional Testing
7 2 (2.44%) High Availability
7 2 (2.44%) Server Building
7 2 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) C#
2 5 (6.10%) SQL
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) MCSE
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCDST
3 1 (1.22%) MCITP
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) VMware
2 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Apple
4 6 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
5 3 (3.66%) Forcepoint
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Mitel
6 2 (2.44%) NETGEAR
6 2 (2.44%) Nokia
6 2 (2.44%) Samsung
7 1 (1.22%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Sophos
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: 280 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 7 days ago
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