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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.60% 5.02% 8.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 21.15% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Average daily rate £125 £233 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +132.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
34 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.09% 23.74% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 36
Average daily rate £243 £258 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth +1 3 £125 +4.16% 2
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) MS Office
4 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 7 (38.89%) XenApp
5 7 (38.89%) Patch Management
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) QA
8 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
8 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 4 (22.22%) Data Security
8 4 (22.22%) Symantec
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) VBScript
9 3 (16.67%) .NET

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Support
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
5 2 (11.11%) MSI Packager
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) WCF
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Patch Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) VBScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCDST
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (16.67%) BMC
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Bomgar
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
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