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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 16 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.45% 3.64% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 10.53% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £110 - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.23% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.97% 34.55% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Median daily rate £325 £385 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +54.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £308 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.45 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware