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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.28% 3.20% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.47% 23.97% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £203 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.65 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £17.00 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.17%
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
166 121 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.78% 13.34% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 60 61
Average daily rate £330 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £288 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) MS Office
4 21 (34.43%) Windows XP
5 16 (26.23%) Citrix
6 14 (22.95%) VMware
7 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
9 11 (18.03%) VPN
9 11 (18.03%) SCCM
10 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (16.39%) DNS
11 9 (14.75%) Migration
12 8 (13.11%) Wyse
12 8 (13.11%) XenApp
12 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.48%) Firewall
13 7 (11.48%) DHCP
13 7 (11.48%) Cisco
14 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
14 6 (9.84%) Linux
14 6 (9.84%) Oracle
14 6 (9.84%) Lync
14 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (8.20%) IIS
15 5 (8.20%) Java
15 5 (8.20%) SQL
15 5 (8.20%) .NET
15 5 (8.20%) MySQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Lync
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Office
2 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) VPN
2 10 (16.39%) DNS
3 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) IPsec
5 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) MS Access
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.75%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Packager
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) PC Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (34.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Linux
5 5 (8.20%) UNIX
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Migration
2 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
3 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (6.56%) ITIL
3 4 (6.56%) Email Migration
4 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.28%) Logistics
5 1 (1.64%) CRM
5 1 (1.64%) Project Management
5 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Java
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) VB6
2 2 (3.28%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) MCP
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Dell Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ECDL
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) MCDST
3 1 (1.64%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
1 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) XenApp
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.28%) Xen
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) Citrix
3 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Wyse
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle
7 5 (8.20%) Avaya
8 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 3 (4.92%) CA
8 3 (4.92%) AppSense
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Meraki
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