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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.29% 8.79% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.73% 27.12% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £73.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+359.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
55 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.35% 32.42% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 10
Average daily rate £240 £153 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.37% -64.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £100 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Bournemouth 0 5 £120 +11.62%
Poole -7 4 £169 +12.50%
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
3 15 (40.54%) Migration
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) MSI
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (32.43%) Application Packaging
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
9 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.81%) Firewall
10 3 (8.11%) Finance
10 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) SCCM
10 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) Linux
10 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) MS Office
11 2 (5.41%) DNS
11 2 (5.41%) SLA
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL
11 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) ADSL
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Applications Packager
2 6 (16.22%) Customer Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Handset
1 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
1 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) LINC
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.70%) Altiris
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) HP