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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.13% 3.75% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 23.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £110 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
50 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.16% 16.09% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 54
Median daily rate £369 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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
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 August 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
Dunstable +4 1 £415 -
Bedford -6 1 - -
Luton -11 1 - - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) EPoS
6 3 (21.43%) French Language
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Avaya
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
8 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) DHCP
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Avaya
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix