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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.07% 20.32% 10.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.67% 87.67% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 20
Median daily rate £245 £375 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +47.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.85 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
60 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.03% 23.17% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 25
Median daily rate £245 £375 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +42.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £256 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.43 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +11 29 £206 -36.53% 11
Taunton -1 11 £315 -16.00% 3
Yeovil +3 3 £203 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £290 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 39 (45.35%) Windows 7
3 26 (30.23%) VMware
4 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 16 (18.60%) Windows 10
5 16 (18.60%) SCCM
6 15 (17.44%) Office 365
7 14 (16.28%) ITIL
8 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
9 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (10.47%) Apple
11 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
11 8 (9.30%) SQL
11 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.14%) .NET
12 7 (8.14%) C#
12 7 (8.14%) MS Office
12 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
12 7 (8.14%) Migration
12 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.14%) Android
12 7 (8.14%) Smartphone
13 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
13 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012

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 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (4.65%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Office 365
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) ADSL
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
1 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 3 (3.49%) SAN
2 3 (3.49%) VLAN
2 3 (3.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.33%) DHCP
3 2 (2.33%) MPLS
3 2 (2.33%) Skype
3 2 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) PBX
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) Biml
3 2 (2.33%) Power BI
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.33%) Finance
1 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Billing
2 1 (1.16%) Electronics
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.16%) Marketing
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Support Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (16.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) Desktop Support
8 9 (10.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.47%) Support Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) IT Support
11 6 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.65%) WF
3 2 (2.33%) LINQ
3 2 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.14%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Windows 7
2 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.60%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.14%) Android
6 5 (5.81%) Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) ITIL
2 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.14%) Migration
2 7 (8.14%) TDD
3 6 (6.98%) Pair Programming
3 6 (6.98%) Scrum
4 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Workflow
6 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.49%) Kanban
6 3 (3.49%) Line Management
7 2 (2.33%) BDD
7 2 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.33%) Server Building
7 2 (2.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.33%) SOA
7 2 (2.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) C#
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) CCNA
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) HNC
4 2 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCDST
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) VMware
2 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) Apple
4 6 (6.98%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.49%) Mitel
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) NETGEAR
7 2 (2.33%) Nokia
7 2 (2.33%) Samsung
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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