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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.08% 12.77% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 42.86% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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
41 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.75% 29.79% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) Legal
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Law
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix