The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Taunton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 11 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.26% 23.68% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.00% 47.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.87% 50.00% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 2
Average daily rate £325 £310 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +16.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Somerset

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (68.97%) ITIL
4 19 (65.52%) VMware
4 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (62.07%) Service Management
6 16 (55.17%) MCP
6 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
8 14 (48.28%) Front Office
9 13 (44.83%) ITSM
9 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
10 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
10 12 (41.38%) SLA
10 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
10 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
10 12 (41.38%) Statistics
10 12 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (37.93%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (37.93%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
11 11 (37.93%) Back Office
12 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
13 9 (31.03%) MS Office
13 9 (31.03%) Workflow
14 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
14 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
14 7 (24.14%) SCCM
15 6 (20.69%) Internet
15 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (31.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
1 6 (20.69%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DTS
1 1 (3.45%) Ingres
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Front Office
2 11 (37.93%) Back Office
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Support
3 7 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
2 12 (41.38%) Statistics
3 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Service Management
3 13 (44.83%) ITSM
4 12 (41.38%) Service Delivery
4 12 (41.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (37.93%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (31.03%) Workflow
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Time Management
10 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
1 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) MCP
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Nortel
4 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Altiris
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
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