The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 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 Devon 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.52% 4.61% 15.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 25.00% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 16
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.77% 18.42% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 27
Average daily rate £250 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £448 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £17.23 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.23 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
Exeter -9 2 - - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
3 10 (58.82%) MS Office
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) MCP
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Compaq
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (11.76%) MCSE
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
9 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
9 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (5.88%) SCCM
10 1 (5.88%) Time Management
10 1 (5.88%) Kanban
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) VB6
10 1 (5.88%) Data Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Desktop Support
2 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Compaq
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Novell
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