The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Derbyshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.49% 5.22% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 22.64% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £181 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £147 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £253 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% -9.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.25% 23.04% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.60 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.48 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 9 £330 +65.00% 1
Alfreton - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
5 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) WSH
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (29.63%) MSI
5 8 (29.63%) VB
5 8 (29.63%) MS Office
5 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (29.63%) Wise Package Studio
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) NetWare
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MSI
1 8 (29.63%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Applications Packager
2 6 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
1 8 (29.63%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) NetWare
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITSM
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) QMS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCDST
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Novell
3 3 (11.11%) Lotus
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.70%) Mercator
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago