The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.67% - 7.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% - 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £110 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £218 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
Windows 7
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.11% 29.25% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 29
Average daily rate £300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £384 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheltenham region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
3 6 (66.67%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
3 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (33.33%) NOC Technician
4 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec