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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 35 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.93% 2.79% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 19.67% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £227 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £413 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.55 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
154 122 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.30% 14.19% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 72 60
Average daily rate £356 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £290 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £11.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 35 (46.05%) MS Office
4 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 25 (32.89%) Windows XP
6 17 (22.37%) Citrix
7 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
8 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 11 (14.47%) VMware
10 10 (13.16%) Migration
11 9 (11.84%) SCCM
12 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.53%) VPN
13 7 (9.21%) DHCP
13 7 (9.21%) ITIL
14 6 (7.89%) Firewall
14 6 (7.89%) Avaya
14 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
14 6 (7.89%) Linux
14 6 (7.89%) Oracle
14 6 (7.89%) DNS
15 5 (6.58%) UNIX
15 5 (6.58%) IIS
15 5 (6.58%) Java
15 5 (6.58%) SQL
15 5 (6.58%) .NET
15 5 (6.58%) MySQL
15 5 (6.58%) Apache
15 5 (6.58%) IPsec
15 5 (6.58%) Wyse

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (46.05%) MS Office
2 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) VPN
2 7 (9.21%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 6 (7.89%) Firewall
4 5 (6.58%) IPsec
5 3 (3.95%) VoIP
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
1 2 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Service Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.47%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.21%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (9.21%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Rollout Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
9 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) PC Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.32%) Animation
2 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.89%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.58%) UNIX
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Migration
2 7 (9.21%) ITIL
3 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.26%) Email Migration
4 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.95%) Logistics
6 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.32%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.32%) Document Management
7 1 (1.32%) Project Management
7 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.32%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) Java
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) VB
2 2 (2.63%) VB6
3 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) MCDST
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Dell Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ECDL
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) CCNP
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) XenApp
2 5 (6.58%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Samba
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Citrix
3 11 (14.47%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) Avaya
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle
5 5 (6.58%) Wyse
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) OpenText
7 1 (1.32%) Mitel
7 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.32%) Meraki
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) McAfee
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