The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.83% 4.76% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 17.54% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £161 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.55% -49.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £122 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £200 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £217 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.93% -21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.88% 27.14% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IMAC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Dell Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix