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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 62 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.61% 13.16% 22.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.93% 78.57% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £195 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £388 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £29.70 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
73 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.74% 16.75% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 14
Average daily rate £328 £325 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +46.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.92 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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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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
Bath +4 12 £325 -14.75% 6
Taunton +2 11 £350 +7.69% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 8 - -
Clevedon - 5 - -
Yeovil -8 4 - - 1
Glastonbury - 3 - -
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (35.00%) VMware
4 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (22.00%) SQL
9 22 (22.00%) Citrix
10 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (15.00%) .NET
12 14 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (14.00%) Migration
13 13 (13.00%) Symantec
13 13 (13.00%) MS Office
14 12 (12.00%) C#
14 12 (12.00%) Firewall
15 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
15 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
16 10 (10.00%) SCCM
16 10 (10.00%) Oracle
16 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (9.00%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (8.00%) Middleware
18 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
18 8 (8.00%) Cisco
18 8 (8.00%) SAN
18 8 (8.00%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.00%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.00%) Lync
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (4.00%) VPN
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (1.00%) NAS
6 1 (1.00%) FCoE
6 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.00%) Multicast
6 1 (1.00%) WebEx
6 1 (1.00%) Intranet
6 1 (1.00%) DHCP
6 1 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (1.00%) Wireless
6 1 (1.00%) VLAN
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) MS Access
5 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MSI
1 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.00%) Toad
2 2 (2.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) Grunt
2 2 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 2 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.00%) Electronics
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Developer
2 13 (13.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Administrator
5 7 (7.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.00%) IT Support
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) Middleware
2 8 (8.00%) WCF
3 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
6 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 3 (3.00%) WinForms
7 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.00%) CSS
7 2 (2.00%) WPF
7 2 (2.00%) WF
7 2 (2.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.00%) Sass
7 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) PKI
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Statistics
3 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.00%) Linux
7 6 (6.00%) UNIX
8 4 (4.00%) Solaris
8 4 (4.00%) Android
8 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.00%) SUSE
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.00%) AIX
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) Migration
2 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.00%) ITIL
3 7 (7.00%) Change Control
4 5 (5.00%) Information Security
5 4 (4.00%) MVC
5 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.00%) Android Development
5 4 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.00%) DevOps
6 3 (3.00%) Database Security
6 3 (3.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.00%) UML
6 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) C#
3 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (1.00%) VB
6 1 (1.00%) XAML
6 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) CISM
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
1 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 41 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
3 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) NFS
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (6.00%) SCOM
4 3 (3.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.00%) VMware
3 22 (22.00%) Citrix
4 13 (13.00%) Symantec
5 10 (10.00%) Oracle
6 8 (8.00%) Cisco
7 7 (7.00%) CommVault
8 5 (5.00%) McAfee
8 5 (5.00%) HP
8 5 (5.00%) Veeam
9 2 (2.00%) Becrypt
9 2 (2.00%) Zerto
9 2 (2.00%) Lotus
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) Capita
10 1 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) EMC
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