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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.65% 4.81% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 19.23% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £133 £120 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £135.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
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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
13 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 15.12% 25.00% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate £180 £165 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) XenApp
4 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Data Security
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Remedy
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (25.00%) BMC

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Support
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Security
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCDST
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) XenApp
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 3 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard