The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.14% 16.67% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 92.31% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £233 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -23.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £168 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £400 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
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 £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
14 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.14% 18.06% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £288 £425 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
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 £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
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 28 January 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
2 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) SCCM
4 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.75%) SAN
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (9.38%) Office 365
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) Back Office
10 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.38%) MS Office
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) HP
11 2 (6.25%) Citrix
11 2 (6.25%) SLA
11 2 (6.25%) Cisco
11 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
11 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.25%) NHS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) assyst
2 1 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) SCCM Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) R
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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