The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.77% 4.00% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 10.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£115 £120 £114
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £120 £117
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £120.00 £14.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+742.10% +29.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 24.27% 40.00% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 9
Average daily rate £160 £438 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.42% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £351 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows 7
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) ADSL
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) LINC
6 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ADSL
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) LINC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy