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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.43% 27.78% 15.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 95.24% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
13 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.14% 29.17% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 16
Median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) SCCM
4 6 (26.09%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) WF
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

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 (17.39%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (17.39%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
1 4 (17.39%) Scrum
1 4 (17.39%) TDD
1 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 3 (13.04%) Kanban
2 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Server Building
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.35%) Mitel
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sophos