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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.16% 2.33% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 16.67% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Median daily rate £140 £195 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £71 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £388 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £189 £200
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £24.35 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% -4.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
45 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.24% 13.99% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 40
Median daily rate £350 £238 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £42.50 £35.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 7 £128 -55.65%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) iPhone
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) French Language
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (11.11%) Statistics
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (11.11%) Avaya
8 2 (11.11%) Apple
8 2 (11.11%) EPoS
9 1 (5.56%) NHS
9 1 (5.56%) DNA
9 1 (5.56%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) EPoS
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) DNA
2 1 (5.56%) E-business
2 1 (5.56%) Email Migration
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.56%) ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Avaya
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix