The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 9 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.90% 2.92% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.41% 13.46% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 2
Average daily rate £185 £220 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +144.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.90% 21.67% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 21
Average daily rate £235 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% -48.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £39.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
3 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (41.94%) SCCM
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 11 (35.48%) IBM Notes
7 11 (35.48%) Lotus
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) SCOM
9 9 (29.03%) SCVMM
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (29.03%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (29.03%) Internet
9 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
9 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (29.03%) SCDPM
10 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
10 7 (22.58%) MS Office
11 6 (19.35%) SLA
12 5 (16.13%) HP
13 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (35.48%) IBM Notes
4 9 (29.03%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) IT Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.23%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
1 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) SCCM
2 10 (32.26%) SCOM
3 9 (29.03%) SCVMM
3 9 (29.03%) SCDPM
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (35.48%) Lotus
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee
4 3 (9.68%) Veeam
4 3 (9.68%) Lumension
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Polycom
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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