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 3 months to 26 April 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 2 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29  
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 12.20% 26.32% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 76.92% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £438 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £343 £325
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  

Windows 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 10 13 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 24.39% 34.21% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Officer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
1 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kanban
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
1 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Scrum
1 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.69%) TDD
1 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
1 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago