The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Somerset region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 38 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.73% 18.09% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.51% 80.95% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 3
Average daily rate
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£276 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £173 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £318 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.10 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.41% 22.34% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 6
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £318 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
South West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Taunton -12 19 £276 -12.99% 3
Bath -6 8 £230 +35.29% 21
Yeovil -3 2 £325 +71.05% 2
Templecombe - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Highbridge - - - -
Minehead - - - -
Street - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 59 (53.64%) Windows 7
2 57 (51.82%) Microsoft
3 48 (43.64%) Security Cleared
4 43 (39.09%) SC Cleared
5 40 (36.36%) ITIL
6 38 (34.55%) VMware
7 32 (29.09%) MCP
8 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (24.55%) SLA
10 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 24 (21.82%) Service Management
12 21 (19.09%) Front Office
12 21 (19.09%) Citrix
12 21 (19.09%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (19.09%) Statistics
13 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (18.18%) Back Office
13 20 (18.18%) Management Information System
14 19 (17.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (16.36%) Service Delivery
15 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
15 18 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
16 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.55%) ITSM
17 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
17 15 (13.64%) Cisco
17 15 (13.64%) SCCM
18 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.45%) Apache
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.55%) IIS
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.82%) Confluence
8 2 (1.82%) nginx
8 2 (1.82%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) assyst
2 1 (0.91%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.91%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) Firewall
2 10 (9.09%) Wireless
3 9 (8.18%) SAN
4 8 (7.27%) Internet
4 8 (7.27%) NetScaler
5 7 (6.36%) LAN
6 6 (5.45%) WAN
7 3 (2.73%) Nortel Meridian
7 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) LDAP
8 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.82%) IPv6
8 2 (1.82%) IPsec
8 2 (1.82%) BGP
8 2 (1.82%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.82%) OSPF
8 2 (1.82%) Network Security
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.91%) Intranet
9 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.91%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) Essbase
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) DTS
6 1 (0.91%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MSI
1 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.82%) Hudson
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) Moq
4 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 21 (19.09%) Front Office
2 20 (18.18%) Back Office
3 5 (4.55%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Network Support
3 13 (11.82%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Support Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Support Technician
8 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.64%) Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Developer
10 4 (3.64%) DBA
10 4 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) XML
1 5 (4.55%) HTML
2 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) WCF
3 3 (2.73%) HTML5
3 3 (2.73%) WPF
3 3 (2.73%) XML Schema
3 3 (2.73%) XSD
3 3 (2.73%) XSLT
4 2 (1.82%) LAMP
4 2 (1.82%) WinForms
5 1 (0.91%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.91%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.91%) Middleware
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Statistics
2 20 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 2 (1.82%) Wiki
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.91%) RIA
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 59 (53.64%) Windows 7
2 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.45%) UNIX
6 5 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Debian
7 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) ITIL
2 24 (21.82%) Service Management
3 21 (19.09%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.36%) Service Delivery
5 18 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (14.55%) ITSM
7 11 (10.00%) Workflow
7 11 (10.00%) Change Management
8 10 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (3.64%) Project Management
10 3 (2.73%) Database Tuning
10 3 (2.73%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.73%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.73%) SOA
11 2 (1.82%) ERP
11 2 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.82%) MVC
11 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C#
3 2 (1.82%) C++
3 2 (1.82%) Java
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.82%) PHP
3 2 (1.82%) Ruby
3 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.91%) VB6
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) VBA
4 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 43 (39.09%) SC Cleared
3 32 (29.09%) MCP
4 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (17.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (10.00%) MCSE
7 8 (7.27%) MCSA
8 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (5.45%) MCITP
9 4 (3.64%) CCNA
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.55%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.82%) Samba
5 2 (1.82%) XenServer
5 2 (1.82%) Postfix
6 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) SCOM
3 3 (2.73%) WSUS
4 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 2 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 57 (51.82%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.55%) VMware
3 21 (19.09%) Citrix
4 15 (13.64%) Cisco
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle
6 8 (7.27%) Avaya
6 8 (7.27%) Mitel
7 4 (3.64%) HP
8 3 (2.73%) Altiris
8 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.73%) Nortel
9 2 (1.82%) SAP
10 1 (0.91%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.91%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.91%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.91%) Capita
10 1 (0.91%) Sophos
10 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.91%) CA
10 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
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