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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.96% 5.82% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.67% 31.88% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 7
Median daily rate £160 £125 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £124 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £203
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 11
Median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £22.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
183 160 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.13% 18.24% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 98 109
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 20
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (89.71%) Active Directory
3 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 27 (39.71%) VMware
5 26 (38.24%) MS Office
6 24 (35.29%) SCCM
7 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
8 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (25.00%) Office 365
10 17 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (23.53%) Windows 10
11 16 (23.53%) ITIL
11 16 (23.53%) DHCP
11 16 (23.53%) DNS
12 15 (22.06%) Citrix
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
14 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
14 12 (17.65%) Migration
15 11 (16.18%) SQL
15 11 (16.18%) XenApp
15 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
16 10 (14.71%) Cisco
16 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.24%) LAN
18 8 (11.76%) Finance
19 7 (10.29%) WAN

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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Office
2 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) DHCP
1 16 (23.53%) DNS
2 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.24%) LAN
4 7 (10.29%) WAN
5 6 (8.82%) Internet
6 5 (7.35%) VPN
7 4 (5.88%) SAN
8 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) Firewall
9 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.47%) 3G
10 1 (1.47%) 4G
10 1 (1.47%) Broadband
10 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Support Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (14.71%) Desktop Support
6 9 (13.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) IT Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) IT Support
7 8 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.94%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.94%) Document Management
5 2 (2.94%) ITSM
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.94%) Release Management
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (1.47%) CRM
6 1 (1.47%) Practice Management
6 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) CCA
2 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.47%) MCDST
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (89.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.18%) XenApp
5 7 (10.29%) vSphere
5 7 (10.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) Dell
6 5 (7.35%) Wyse
7 4 (5.88%) AppSense
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle
8 3 (4.41%) Dell KACE
8 3 (4.41%) EMC
8 3 (4.41%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.41%) Polycom
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.47%) Altiris
10 1 (1.47%) Lotus
10 1 (1.47%) Mitel
10 1 (1.47%) OpenText
10 1 (1.47%) Remedy
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec