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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.45% 19.12% 22.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.83% 77.08% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 30
Median daily rate £250 £375 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £216 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Median hourly rate £15.13 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.76 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.60 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
47 96 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.50% 24.81% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 37
Median daily rate £273 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 13
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +8 17 £250 +29.87% 4
Taunton -3 10 £280 -30.00%
Weston-super-Mare 0 2 £100 - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 35 (42.68%) Windows 7
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
4 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.17%) VMware
6 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
7 15 (18.29%) SCCM
7 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (14.63%) Office 365
9 11 (13.41%) ITIL
10 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
11 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
11 9 (10.98%) Smartphone
11 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (10.98%) SQL
12 8 (9.76%) Apple
13 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
14 6 (7.32%) .NET
14 6 (7.32%) C#
14 6 (7.32%) Workflow
14 6 (7.32%) Scrum
14 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.32%) Android
14 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
15 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing

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 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (6.10%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) ADSL
1 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) VLAN
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.44%) DHCP
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) MPLS
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) Skype
3 2 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) Informix
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Support Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (18.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 12 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (10.98%) Desktop Support
7 9 (10.98%) IT Support
8 8 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (6.10%) WF
3 1 (1.22%) Ajax
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) EJB
3 1 (1.22%) Flash
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) JMS
3 1 (1.22%) JSP
3 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) WSDL
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Smartphone
2 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.22%) iPad
3 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows 7
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.32%) Android
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.88%) Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.22%) Unix
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) ITIL
2 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (7.32%) Scrum
2 6 (7.32%) Workflow
3 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
3 5 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (6.10%) Migration
3 5 (6.10%) Pair Programming
3 5 (6.10%) TDD
3 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
4 4 (4.88%) Kanban
4 4 (4.88%) Line Management
5 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.44%) Contact Management
5 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) HNC
3 2 (2.44%) MCITP
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.17%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Apple
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) Citrix
5 3 (3.66%) Mitel
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) NETGEAR
6 2 (2.44%) Nokia
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) Samsung
7 1 (1.22%) ATG
7 1 (1.22%) BEA
7 1 (1.22%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) Sybase
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
7 1 (1.22%) Veeam
7 1 (1.22%) VeriFone
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