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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.67% 15.80% 26.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.75% 77.01% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 9
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£255 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £425 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 17
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +30.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.30 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £21.50 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
64 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.98% 20.52% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 30
Average daily rate £255 £325 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +40.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.10 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +2 9 £225 -10.00% 15
Taunton -25 7 £332 +2.15% 2
Yeovil -1 2 - -
Street - 2 - - 1
Wells - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 1
Frome - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
1 42 (39.25%) Windows 7
2 38 (35.51%) VMware
3 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.10%) SCCM
5 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
6 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (17.76%) SC Cleared
8 18 (16.82%) Citrix
8 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (16.82%) Symantec
9 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
9 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.95%) Migration
11 13 (12.15%) MS Office
12 12 (11.21%) C#
12 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (10.28%) SQL
13 11 (10.28%) .NET
13 11 (10.28%) Firewall
14 10 (9.35%) Middleware
15 8 (7.48%) Windows XP
15 8 (7.48%) ITIL
15 8 (7.48%) SAN
15 8 (7.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
15 8 (7.48%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Office
2 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) assyst
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) Firewall
2 8 (7.48%) SAN
3 4 (3.74%) LAN
4 3 (2.80%) WAN
5 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) DNS
6 1 (0.93%) DHCP
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) VLAN
6 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.87%) DB2
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MSI
2 4 (3.74%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.87%) Toad
4 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.80%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Retail
2 1 (0.93%) Marketing
2 1 (0.93%) Electronics
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Developer
1 17 (15.89%) Support Engineer
2 11 (10.28%) Analyst
2 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (9.35%) Consultant
4 9 (8.41%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) SCCM Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support
8 5 (4.67%) Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
2 10 (9.35%) Middleware
3 8 (7.48%) WCF
4 6 (5.61%) WinForms
4 6 (5.61%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.74%) Web Services
5 4 (3.74%) WPF
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) WF
7 1 (0.93%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.93%) LINQ
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Statistics
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) PKI
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) BYOD
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Windows 7
2 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.74%) UNIX
6 4 (3.74%) Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.87%) AIX
8 2 (1.87%) Android
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) Migration
2 8 (7.48%) ITIL
3 7 (6.54%) Change Control
4 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
4 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.74%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.74%) Project Management
6 3 (2.80%) Service Management
6 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.80%) Change Management
6 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.80%) Database Security
7 2 (1.87%) Android Development
7 2 (1.87%) iOS Development
7 2 (1.87%) Refactoring
7 2 (1.87%) ITSM
7 2 (1.87%) MVC
7 2 (1.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) C#
2 11 (10.28%) SQL
3 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.74%) VB
5 3 (2.80%) VBScript
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) XenApp
4 5 (4.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.74%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.87%) XenServer
6 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (27.10%) SCCM
2 8 (7.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.61%) SCOM
3 6 (5.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.87%) WSUS
4 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) VMware
2 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.82%) Citrix
3 18 (16.82%) Symantec
4 7 (6.54%) McAfee
4 7 (6.54%) CommVault
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle
6 5 (4.67%) HP
7 4 (3.74%) IBM
8 3 (2.80%) NetApp
8 3 (2.80%) Veeam
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
10 1 (0.93%) SAP
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.93%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.93%) Novell
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus
10 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
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