Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 20.17% 17.07% 32.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 72.41% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 42
Taunton median daily rate £140 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -25.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £80 £129 £265
90th Percentile £423 £483 £400
Somerset median daily rate £185 £261 £375
% change year-on-year -29.19% -30.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Taunton median hourly rate £18.00 £12.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.55% -11.05% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.38 £12.10
90th Percentile £24.10 £14.40 £17.48
Somerset median hourly rate £13.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.39% +11.67% -2.44%

Windows 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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 37.82% 23.58% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 49
Taunton median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £97 £189 £300
90th Percentile £538 £470 £400
Somerset median daily rate £325 £280 £369
% change year-on-year +16.07% -24.17% +43.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Taunton median hourly rate £18.00 £12.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.55% -11.05% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.38 £12.10
90th Percentile £24.10 £14.40 £17.48
Somerset median hourly rate £13.00 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -53.57% +60.00% +5.26%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Taunton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Taunton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Taunton over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Taunton

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Taunton

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Taunton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Taunton over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) Office 365
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) CCNA
8 1 (4.17%) Delphi
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) SMS
8 1 (4.17%) WAN

Windows
Co-occurring 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Firebird
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Delphi
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Dell