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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.52% 5.57% 10.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 42.11% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £422 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
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
48 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.15% 13.23% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 30
Average daily rate £263 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Dunstable -5 1 £200 -45.57%
Luton -7 1 £190 -49.33% 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) NHS
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Statistics
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (7.69%) Local Government
7 1 (7.69%) Metastorm
7 1 (7.69%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) RightFax
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) iPhone
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) TeleForm
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (7.69%) Lync
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Middleware
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TeleForm
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) ADSL
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Mitel
2 1 (7.69%) Metastorm
2 1 (7.69%) RightFax
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
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