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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Somerset
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.43% 11.00% 9.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 76.19% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
Median daily rate £325 £398 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +44.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £176 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £42.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
44 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.13% 14.43% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 14
Median daily rate £350 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £14.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.38 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +3 15 £350 +86.66% 1
Taunton -3 6 £303 -32.77% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £90 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.22%) VMware
6 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
7 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 9 (16.67%) ITIL
7 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 8 (14.81%) SQL
8 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
8 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
9 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (11.11%) Office 365
11 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (9.26%) Scrum
11 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.26%) Nagios
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco
11 5 (9.26%) .NET
11 5 (9.26%) Linux
12 4 (7.41%) Sybase
12 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.41%) SCCM
12 4 (7.41%) Smartphone

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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) ADSL
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) VLAN
2 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 10 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Support
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) EJB
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) JSP
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) WF
3 1 (1.85%) WSDL
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Android
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Scrum
3 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 3 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (3.70%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.70%) HNC
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Nagios
2 4 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Sybase
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Apple
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) ATG
7 1 (1.85%) BEA
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.85%) WorldPay
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