The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 10 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.13% 35.19% 14.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Median daily rate £280 £380 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £321 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
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 £10.57 £12.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.80 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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% 35.19% 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
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) WF
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) SCCM
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Windows
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 5 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 5 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (25.00%) WF
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (25.00%) Scrum
1 5 (25.00%) TDD
1 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) Kanban
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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