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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.78% 15.72% 33.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.24% 83.33% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £305 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.00 £15.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £15.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £15.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
21 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.17% 18.87% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.60 £15.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 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 13 (44.83%) C#
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (37.93%) IIS
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) UML
5 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Refactoring
6 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (37.93%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) WPF
5 1 (3.45%) WF
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
2 10 (34.48%) UML
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Refactoring
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) MODAF
7 2 (6.90%) Database Security
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
8 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) CommVault
5 2 (6.90%) Hitachi
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
5 2 (6.90%) Zerto
6 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
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