The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 April 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 Dorset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.99% 6.49% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.25% 26.67% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate £110 £129 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% -37.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £280 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.50% 24.32% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 36
Average daily rate £425 £213 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £141.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 5 £120 +5.49% 3
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
3 13 (41.94%) MS Office
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
5 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) NHS
7 5 (16.13%) Information Security
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) DNS
9 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Data Security
9 2 (6.45%) Electronics
9 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.23%) MOS
10 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
10 1 (3.23%) Service Management
10 1 (3.23%) MCP
10 1 (3.23%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
General
1 2 (6.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
4 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Technician
8 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Information Security
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MOS
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
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