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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 35 39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.57% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.94% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £175 £99
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.73%

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
68 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.28% 22.64% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 56
Median daily rate £419 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £115 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Apple

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Hardware Technician
2 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple