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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.64% 13.33% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £280 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £430 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £470 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%

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
8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.02% 20.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £465 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 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 28 February 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 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Officer
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
1 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kanban
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Scrum
1 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.69%) TDD
1 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
1 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Mitel
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat