The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.83% 5.71% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.35% 38.04% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 31
Average daily rate
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£125 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £361 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £445 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £15.25 £20.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 92 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.28% 15.01% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 46 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
3 19 (33.93%) MS Office
4 18 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 7 (12.50%) LAN
6 7 (12.50%) Linux
6 7 (12.50%) NFS
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Samba
6 7 (12.50%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.71%) Python
7 6 (10.71%) WAN
8 5 (8.93%) SLA
8 5 (8.93%) Internet
9 4 (7.14%) Animation
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.14%) Citrix
10 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (5.36%) Apple
10 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
10 3 (5.36%) Wireless
10 3 (5.36%) Finance
10 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Office
2 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (10.71%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Wireless
5 2 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) PC Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Animation
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) PDA
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (3.57%) Project Management
2 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (1.79%) Service Management
3 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.79%) ITSM
3 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.79%) Change Control
3 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (10.71%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) NFS
2 7 (12.50%) Samba
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Meru Networks
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) Lotus
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
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