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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 44 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.76% 5.97% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.68% 37.27% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 16
Average daily rate
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£140 £163 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -42.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £216 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £201 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.96% -24.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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
194 110 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.00% 16.01% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 48 85
Average daily rate £400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 17 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 31 (43.66%) MS Office
4 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.80%) Windows XP
6 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
7 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) SCCM
10 6 (8.45%) Wireless
10 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
11 5 (7.04%) VoIP
11 5 (7.04%) DHCP
12 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (5.63%) VPN
12 4 (5.63%) DNS
12 4 (5.63%) SLA
12 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (5.63%) Apple
12 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
13 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
13 3 (4.23%) LAN
13 3 (4.23%) XenApp
13 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
13 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (4.23%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (43.66%) MS Office
2 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Wireless
2 5 (7.04%) VoIP
2 5 (7.04%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) VPN
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) IPsec
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MS Access
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
1 3 (4.23%) Law
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Rollout Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Service Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Desktop Support
5 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.86%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (8.45%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) PC Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 2 (2.82%) Deployment Engineer
12 2 (2.82%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 2 (2.82%) Desktop Analyst
12 2 (2.82%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) iPad
2 1 (1.41%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) Animation
2 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.41%) UNIX
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) ITIL
3 3 (4.23%) Logistics
4 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.41%) Practice Management
5 1 (1.41%) Document Management
5 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) VB6
1 2 (2.82%) VB
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCITP
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Dell Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Citrix
3 4 (5.63%) Apple
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) EMC
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Symantec
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) Juniper
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.41%) Avaya
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.41%) Wyse
6 1 (1.41%) Open Text
6 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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