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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.75% 4.62% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 23.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£258 £233 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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
13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.98% 20.00% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate £250 £200 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £425 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) SCCM
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.04%) Office 365
7 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
8 2 (8.70%) NHS
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco
9 1 (4.35%) MSI
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco