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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.75% 12.07% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.63% 43.75% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£259 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.92% 27.59% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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
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 24 July 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 19 (50.00%) Service Management
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (36.84%) MCP
6 14 (36.84%) ITSM
6 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
7 13 (34.21%) Service Delivery
7 13 (34.21%) Statistics
7 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (31.58%) SCCM
8 12 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (31.58%) Front Office
8 12 (31.58%) Back Office
9 10 (26.32%) Workflow
9 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
9 10 (26.32%) SLA
10 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office
12 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) Internet
13 5 (13.16%) Change Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Ingres
1 1 (2.63%) DTS
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 12 (31.58%) Front Office
1 12 (31.58%) Back Office
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Network Support
3 8 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
4 7 (18.42%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Change Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 13 (34.21%) Statistics
3 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 19 (50.00%) Service Management
3 14 (36.84%) ITSM
4 13 (34.21%) Service Delivery
4 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (26.32%) Workflow
7 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) VB
1 1 (2.63%) VBA
1 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (36.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Nortel
4 3 (7.89%) Altiris
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos