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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.94% 3.42% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 17.13% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Median daily rate £300 £130 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £165 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.63 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £14.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £20.70 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
201 181 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.92% 19.96% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 138 93
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 28 (40.58%) VMware
4 23 (33.33%) SCCM
4 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (30.43%) Windows 8
7 20 (28.99%) MS Office
8 17 (24.64%) Hyper-V
8 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
10 15 (21.74%) Office 365
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
11 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.84%) DHCP
12 13 (18.84%) DNS
12 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.39%) XenApp
13 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
13 12 (17.39%) Migration
13 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.94%) Thin Client
14 11 (15.94%) Finance
14 11 (15.94%) Fat Client
14 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
15 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
15 10 (14.49%) AppSense

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Office
2 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) DHCP
1 13 (18.84%) DNS
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.04%) LAN
4 8 (11.59%) WAN
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 4 (5.80%) SAN
7 3 (4.35%) Skype
8 2 (2.90%) Internet
8 2 (2.90%) VoIP
8 2 (2.90%) Wireless
9 1 (1.45%) 3G
9 1 (1.45%) 4G
9 1 (1.45%) Broadband
9 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Fat Client
1 11 (15.94%) Thin Client
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.19%) Windows 10
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.80%) Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Migration
2 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.35%) Document Management
4 3 (4.35%) Security Hardening
4 3 (4.35%) Server Building
5 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.90%) High Availability
5 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.90%) Practice Management
5 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
6 1 (1.45%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.45%) ITSM
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.70%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) MCDST
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) HND
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (24.64%) Hyper-V
4 12 (17.39%) XenApp
5 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
6 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
7 7 (10.14%) vSphere
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) VMware
2 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.49%) AppSense
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
3 10 (14.49%) Dell
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) Wyse
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle
7 6 (8.70%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.90%) Mitel
10 2 (2.90%) OpenText
11 1 (1.45%) Altiris
11 1 (1.45%) HP
11 1 (1.45%) iManage
11 1 (1.45%) Lotus
11 1 (1.45%) Polycom
11 1 (1.45%) Remedy