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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 24 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.47% 5.70% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 38.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £175 £188 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £204
% change year-on-year -20.45% +7.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.38 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +1.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £131.10 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 39 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 16.83% 14.83% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 21
Median daily rate £358 £212 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.63% -16.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -18.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £15.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.38 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 5 - - 2
Yeovil +2 1 £175 -
Taunton -4 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) ADSL
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) CMDB
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) iPhone
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management

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%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) ADSL
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Migration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP