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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 65 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.56% 17.11% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.05% 77.38% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 51
Median daily rate £269 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £910 £380 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £34.44 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +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
41 84 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.37% 22.11% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 61
Median daily rate £212 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.45 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £36.65 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 -1 14 £350 +12.90% 13
Taunton +19 11 £569 +62.50%
Yeovil -7 2 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.81%) VMware
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.29%) Office 365
9 6 (9.68%) Citrix
9 6 (9.68%) MS Office
9 6 (9.68%) ITIL
9 6 (9.68%) Firewall
10 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Linux
11 4 (6.45%) SDLC
11 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
11 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (6.45%) SCCM
11 4 (6.45%) Android
11 4 (6.45%) WCF
11 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
11 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
11 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
11 4 (6.45%) C#
11 4 (6.45%) C++

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 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) DSL
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Biml
2 2 (3.23%) DB2
2 2 (3.23%) Power BI
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.61%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) WCF
2 3 (4.84%) MFC
2 3 (4.84%) STL
3 2 (3.23%) LINQ
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) EJB
4 1 (1.61%) Flash
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) JMS
4 1 (1.61%) JSP
4 1 (1.61%) WSDL
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Equities
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows 7
2 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Android
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (1.61%) AIX
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.68%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Migration
3 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.45%) SDLC
3 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.84%) Coaching
4 3 (4.84%) OO
4 3 (4.84%) OOD
4 3 (4.84%) Scrum
4 3 (4.84%) SOA
4 3 (4.84%) TDD
5 2 (3.23%) BDD
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) High Availability
5 2 (3.23%) Network Design
5 2 (3.23%) Pair Programming
5 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C#
1 4 (6.45%) C++
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) MCDST
2 1 (1.61%) MCSE
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Apple
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) BEA
6 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Mitel
6 1 (1.61%) Sophos
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.61%) WorldPay
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