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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.68% 9.86% 18.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.63% 73.47% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £413 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £20.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £15.45 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £31.20 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.51% 13.42% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 17
Average daily rate £375 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £415 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.34 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Taunton +14 18 £398 +30.32% 4
Bath +1 11 £275 +19.56% 15
Weston-super-Mare - 7 - -
Yeovil -1 4 - - 5
Clevedon - 3 - - 1
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 33 (29.73%) VMware
5 32 (28.83%) SQL
6 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (26.13%) Windows 7
8 25 (22.52%) .NET
8 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (19.82%) C#
9 22 (19.82%) Citrix
10 18 (16.22%) Oracle
11 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
12 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
12 16 (14.41%) Migration
13 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
13 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
14 14 (12.61%) UML
15 13 (11.71%) ITIL
15 13 (11.71%) HTML
15 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
15 13 (11.71%) Symantec
16 12 (10.81%) MS Office
16 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
17 11 (9.91%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.91%) IIS
4 10 (9.01%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.41%) Lync
6 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.70%) JBoss
7 2 (1.80%) Apache
7 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.90%) CMS
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Office
2 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) SAN
3 4 (3.60%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
4 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.90%) Multicast
5 1 (0.90%) WebEx
5 1 (0.90%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) FCoE
5 1 (0.90%) Intranet
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) VLAN
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) MS Access
5 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) MSI
4 2 (1.80%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.80%) Toad
4 2 (1.80%) Grunt
4 2 (1.80%) gulp
5 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (1.80%) Retail
2 1 (0.90%) Back Office
2 1 (0.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.21%) Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) IT Support
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.71%) HTML
5 8 (7.21%) WCF
6 7 (6.31%) Middleware
7 5 (4.50%) Web Services
8 4 (3.60%) WinForms
9 3 (2.70%) CSS
9 3 (2.70%) WPF
10 2 (1.80%) WF
10 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.80%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.80%) Sass
10 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.80%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (1.80%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.90%) JSON
11 1 (0.90%) Ajax
11 1 (0.90%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) PKI
3 5 (4.50%) Statistics
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.70%) GIS
5 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Replication
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (26.13%) Windows 7
4 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.11%) Linux
6 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.31%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.50%) UNIX
9 4 (3.60%) Solaris
9 4 (3.60%) Android
9 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.80%) SUSE
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) Migration
2 14 (12.61%) UML
3 13 (11.71%) ITIL
4 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.21%) Refactoring
7 8 (7.21%) Change Control
8 7 (6.31%) Information Security
9 6 (5.41%) Scrum
10 5 (4.50%) MVC
11 4 (3.60%) Workflow
11 4 (3.60%) CRM
11 4 (3.60%) Android Development
11 4 (3.60%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.83%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) C#
3 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.91%) C++
5 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.80%) Java
6 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) CISSP
3 2 (1.80%) CISM
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.41%) XenApp
3 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) SRDF
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SCCM
2 8 (7.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (5.41%) SCOM
4 3 (2.70%) WSUS
5 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (29.73%) VMware
3 22 (19.82%) Citrix
4 18 (16.22%) Oracle
5 13 (11.71%) Symantec
6 7 (6.31%) CommVault
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco
7 5 (4.50%) HP
7 5 (4.50%) McAfee
7 5 (4.50%) Veeam
8 2 (1.80%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.80%) Zerto
8 2 (1.80%) Lotus
8 2 (1.80%) ESRI
8 2 (1.80%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.90%) EMC
9 1 (0.90%) Intel
9 1 (0.90%) NetApp
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