The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 14 10 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.78% 2.94% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.27% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 13.89% 26.47% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Taunton

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Taunton

Windows 7
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix