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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.43% 7.38% 5.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.63% 36.73% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £190 £184 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -27.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £198 £188
% change year-on-year -23.79% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.06% +1.51%  

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 43 49 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 20.87% 20.08% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 29
Median daily rate £423 £238 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.89% -5.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 -3 3 £190 +3.40%
Yeovil +3 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) CMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) SCCM
6 1 (8.33%) Android

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ADSL
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP