The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.90% 26.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 88.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£268 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.98% 30.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate £276 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows 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.

1 36 (65.45%) Windows 7
2 28 (50.91%) ITIL
3 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
4 24 (43.64%) VMware
5 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
6 22 (40.00%) Service Management
7 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (32.73%) MCP
10 16 (29.09%) SLA
10 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
11 15 (27.27%) Front Office
11 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (27.27%) Statistics
12 14 (25.45%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (25.45%) Back Office
12 14 (25.45%) ITSM
12 14 (25.45%) Service Delivery
12 14 (25.45%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
14 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (21.82%) SCCM
15 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (20.00%) Citrix
16 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
16 10 (18.18%) Workflow
17 9 (16.36%) SAN
17 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) Nortel Meridian
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) DTS
3 1 (1.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 15 (27.27%) Front Office
2 14 (25.45%) Back Office
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Network Support
3 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.73%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Support Technician
6 5 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
2 15 (27.27%) Statistics
3 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows 7
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) ITIL
2 22 (40.00%) Service Management
3 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (25.45%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (25.45%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (25.45%) Service Delivery
4 14 (25.45%) ITSM
5 10 (18.18%) Workflow
6 8 (14.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
10 1 (1.82%) Business Transformation
10 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.82%) ERP
10 1 (1.82%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VB
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) VB6
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
3 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (32.73%) MCP
5 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (10.91%) MCITP
6 6 (10.91%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) SCSM
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) Nortel
6 3 (5.45%) Altiris
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
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