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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.11% 2.59% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.86% 15.28% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.60 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
175 144 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.04% 16.92% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 112 43
Average daily rate £370 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £27.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
3 40 (52.63%) MS Office
4 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
5 32 (42.11%) Windows XP
6 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
7 14 (18.42%) Citrix
7 14 (18.42%) SCCM
8 13 (17.11%) VMware
8 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
10 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (11.84%) Office 365
11 8 (10.53%) SLA
11 8 (10.53%) Cisco
11 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
12 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
12 6 (7.89%) ITIL
13 5 (6.58%) German Language
13 5 (6.58%) Lync
13 5 (6.58%) DNS
14 4 (5.26%) VPN
14 4 (5.26%) LAN
14 4 (5.26%) WAN
14 4 (5.26%) Migration
14 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
14 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Lync
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (52.63%) MS Office
2 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) VPN
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) VoIP
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 2 (2.63%) Broadband
4 2 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.95%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.58%) German Language
2 4 (5.26%) Polish Language
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support
7 7 (9.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.21%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
12 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
12 2 (2.63%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 2 (2.63%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.89%) ITIL
2 4 (5.26%) Migration
3 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
4 2 (2.63%) Security Hardening
4 2 (2.63%) Server Building
4 2 (2.63%) ITSM
4 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) Project Management
5 1 (1.32%) Service Management
5 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.32%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (1.32%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.32%) Project Governance
5 1 (1.32%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) MCSE
3 2 (2.63%) MCSA
3 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.63%) Xen
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Wyse
5 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec
5 3 (3.95%) CA
5 3 (3.95%) AppSense
6 2 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Meraki
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