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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.74% 2.74% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 10.59% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £230 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £270 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
81 85 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.23% 25.91% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015. 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 +13 4 £175 -
Barnstaple - 4 - -
Tiverton - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) MS Office
3 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Novell
6 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.11%) VLAN
10 3 (11.11%) CMDB
10 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.11%) NHS
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (7.41%) LAN
11 2 (7.41%) WAN
11 2 (7.41%) HP
11 2 (7.41%) Compaq
11 2 (7.41%) Dell
11 2 (7.41%) Citrix
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (7.41%) SAN
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL
11 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (7.41%) vSphere
11 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Desktop Support
3 10 (37.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
1 3 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) PDA
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Novell
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Veeam
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Compaq
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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