The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.30% 9.62% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 26.32% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.98% 36.54% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 4
Average daily rate £296 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Taunton region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Taunton region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) Service Management
4 17 (43.59%) ITIL
4 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
5 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) ITSM
7 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 12 (30.77%) MCP
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (30.77%) SCCM
8 10 (25.64%) Statistics
8 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (25.64%) SLA
8 10 (25.64%) Front Office
8 10 (25.64%) Back Office
8 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
8 10 (25.64%) Workflow
9 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.95%) MS Office
12 6 (15.38%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) Citrix
12 6 (15.38%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DTS
1 1 (2.56%) Ingres
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MSI
General
1 10 (25.64%) Front Office
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Network Support
3 8 (20.51%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 7 (17.95%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (25.64%) Statistics
3 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) CMDB
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Service Management
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) ITSM
3 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (25.64%) Service Delivery
3 10 (25.64%) Workflow
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.56%) VB
1 1 (2.56%) VBA
1 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) MCP
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Nortel
4 3 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Sophos