The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.22% 2.06% 7.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.15% 10.26% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate £175 £270 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% -26.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.80 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £13.80 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.80 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.76% 20.05% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 33
Average daily rate £375 £425 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.02 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £25.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £175 - 2
Bedford +5 1 - - 2
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) MS Project
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) NHS
7 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) DNA
7 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) DNA
3 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Rate: Competitive
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