The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.29% 5.30% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 23.08% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
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£345 £275 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £147 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 65 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.97% 22.97% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 32
Average daily rate £345 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Average hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £55.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.04% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £56.27 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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
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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 -3 13 £345 +25.45%
Chesterfield - 2 £345 - 1
Alfreton - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) VB
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) MSI
5 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (29.63%) Wise Package Studio
6 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (29.63%) WSH
6 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) SCCM
10 3 (11.11%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) WAN
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (7.41%) vSphere
11 2 (7.41%) Lync
11 2 (7.41%) Line Management
11 2 (7.41%) VoIP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) 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
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MSI
2 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
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WSH
1 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) OOP
1 2 (7.41%) OO
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) Validation
1 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
1 2 (7.41%) Line Management
2 1 (3.70%) QMS
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.70%) Project Management
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCDST
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Mercator
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee