The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bournemouth region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 11 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.61% 12.93% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 36.59% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £189 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.65% -55.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.71 £11.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.50% 35.34% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 29
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow