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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 10 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.44% 9.02% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.37% 34.92% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Average daily rate
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£180 £178 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -42.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £110 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £224 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.71 £12.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -35.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 63 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.72% 25.82% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.76 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% -63.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.04 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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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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 0 6 £475 +151.65% 2
Poole +1 1 £170 -2.85% 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) MS Office
4 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) NHS
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) MCP
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.90%) Data Security
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) MOS
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
2 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Auditor
4 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
1 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Data Security
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MOS
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
Poole, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago