The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.03% 5.42% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 18.64% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £115 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £109 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £251 £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £212 £223 £205
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £10.08 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.90 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £87.60 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.96%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.00% 29.06% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 40
Median daily rate £363 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 3 £363 -
Bournemouth -10 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) SCCM
4 5 (38.46%) XenApp
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 3 (23.08%) BMC
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) iPad
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) MCDST
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Support
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCDST
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) BMC
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard