Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 15 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.96% 8.76% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 37.27% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Somerset median daily rate £170 £190 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £80 £110 £130
90th Percentile £263 £250 £349
South West median daily rate £250 £160 £155
% change year-on-year +56.25% +3.23% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 14
Somerset median hourly rate £13.00 £16.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.38% -7.86% +8.53%
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -11.29% -1.59%

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 100 110 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.88% 23.50% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 94
Somerset median daily rate £225 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -26.67% +32.74%
10th Percentile £107 £148 £240
90th Percentile £425 £491 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 24
Somerset median hourly rate £23.00 £15.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.88% -9.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.73 £9.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.03 £38.95
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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
Taunton +3 8 £80 -58.44%
Bath -22 8 £195 +2.63% 2
Yeovil +8 5 £110 -45.00%
Portishead - 3 £275 -
Glastonbury - 3 - -
Street -1 1 £180 -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (70.00%) Office 365
4 15 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) SCCM
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) Symantec
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Finance
9 2 (6.67%) Remedy
9 2 (6.67%) HP
9 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (6.67%) assyst
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
9 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (3.33%) Android
10 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (3.33%) Computer Science

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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Desktop Support
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Deskside Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Officer
6 3 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Veeam
4 1 (3.33%) VMware