Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 1 26
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 8.57% 22.50% 10.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 78.26% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 19
Taunton median daily rate £125 £900 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -86.11% +140.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £104 £414 £306
90th Percentile £348 £1,000 £458
Somerset median daily rate £275 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -38.89% +38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Taunton median hourly rate - - £12.00
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +201.59% -1.56% -8.57%

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 23 23 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 21.90% 28.75% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 19
Taunton median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £219 £306
90th Percentile £520 £925 £458
Somerset median daily rate £375 £319 £339
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.90% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Taunton median hourly rate - - £12.00
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 £20.09
% change year-on-year +201.59% -21.61% +7.16%

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 21 July 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware