Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 46 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -26 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.22% 2.00% 6.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 10.71% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Somerset median daily rate £175 £175 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% -28.30%
10th Percentile £117 £123 £164
90th Percentile £200 £194 £240
South West median daily rate £230 £211 £209
% change year-on-year +8.88% +1.32% +26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Somerset median hourly rate - - £15.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -1.64%

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 106 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.50% 18.71% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 38
Somerset median daily rate £275 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +17.65% -5.90%
10th Percentile £146 £154 £181
90th Percentile £494 £544 £503
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
% change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +201.59% -21.61%
10th Percentile £15.75 £25.59 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.80 £49.00 £29.60
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.97
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.36% +0.86%

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 22 July 2018. 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 +6 7 £185 -2.63% 1
Taunton +3 3 £118 -6.00% 1
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Skype
7 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Mitel
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
2 1 (10.00%) Sophos