Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.46% 6.11% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 22.95% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Somerset median daily rate £145 £170 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +3.03% -12.00%
10th Percentile £137 £80 £105
90th Percentile £211 £263 £251
South West median daily rate £172 £250 £150
% change year-on-year -31.40% +66.67% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Somerset median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -20.61% -6.43%
South West median hourly rate £14.25 £13.16 £14.00
% change year-on-year +8.30% -6.02% -8.20%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.65% 26.64% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 46
Somerset median daily rate £394 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% +16.07% -24.32%
10th Percentile £200 £116 £143
90th Percentile £538 £540 £469
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 26
Somerset median hourly rate £40.50 £13.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.54% -53.57% +60.00%
10th Percentile £15.94 £11.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.66 £23.90 £45.63
South West median hourly rate £29.21 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% +2.94% -15.00%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Somerset

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Somerset

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Somerset

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 10 £145 -23.68%
Street -5 1 £225 +25.00%
Bridgwater - 1 £200 -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) NHS
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) DNS

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Desktop Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Desktop Support
1 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
3 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) VMware