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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.00% 34.09% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 88.24% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 12
Median daily rate £315 £375 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +47.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
Windows
Somerset

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
12 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.00% 38.64% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 14
Median daily rate £280 £375 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) SCCM
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) WF
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) NServiceBus
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 4 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (18.18%) NServiceBus
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (18.18%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
1 4 (18.18%) Scrum
1 4 (18.18%) TDD
1 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Workflow
2 3 (13.64%) Kanban
2 3 (13.64%) Line Management
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.55%) SAP