The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 11 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.79% 11.93% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 28.57% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £185 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +33.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 91 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.28% 41.74% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 56 21
Average daily rate £290 £235 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +83.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) SCCM
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (20.00%) VBScript
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) CAD
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) RHCE
8 3 (15.00%) Borland
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
1 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) CAD
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) VB
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) RHCE
3 3 (15.00%) RHCA
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Borland
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix