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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.91% 3.49% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 18.60% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£125 £145 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -55.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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
89 43 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.01% 18.78% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 49
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £171 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £12.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.49 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.25 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Time Management
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (15.38%) Solaris
8 4 (15.38%) UNIX
8 4 (15.38%) McAfee
8 4 (15.38%) Sophos
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) Security Management
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (15.38%) Office 365
8 4 (15.38%) Lumension
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.54%) C++
9 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Moq
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) StructureMap
1 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) COM
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.85%) Kindle
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) Time Management
2 4 (15.38%) Security Management
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) McAfee
3 4 (15.38%) Sophos
3 4 (15.38%) Lumension
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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