The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.85% 4.88% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.84% 24.24% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +173.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.05% 20.12% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 24
Average daily rate £360 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £406 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £15.55 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £18.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 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
Plymouth - 2 - -
Exeter -16 1 - - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) RPG
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) AS400
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Computacenter

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Validation
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
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