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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.86% 3.80% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 11.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £275 £150 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
Hampshire

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
68 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.45% 33.76% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 36
Average daily rate £325 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.06 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) SCCM
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) VBScript
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
8 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.24%) MS Office
8 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) iPhone
9 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
9 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
10 3 (10.34%) Email Management
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) SCOM
10 3 (10.34%) Bomgar
10 3 (10.34%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Law
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Packager
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Application Packager
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 4 (13.79%) iPhone
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
2 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Email Management
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.34%) SCOM
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Bomgar
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Altiris
5 2 (6.90%) Borland
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) iManage
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper