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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.85% 2.31% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£273 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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 84 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.57% 27.72% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 24
Average daily rate £338 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
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 27 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Certification
5 3 (33.33%) NetIQ
5 3 (33.33%) APPC
5 3 (33.33%) APPN
5 3 (33.33%) SNA
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) COBOL
5 3 (33.33%) RPG
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) OS/400
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) AS400
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) APPN
2 3 (33.33%) SNA
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IMAC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
1 3 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) OS/400
3 3 (33.33%) i5/OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 3 (33.33%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Dell Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DCSE
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) NetIQ
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Dell