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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Dorset
Rank 17 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.47% 1.65% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 8.11% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Median daily rate £135 £153 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.00%

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 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.56% 20.33% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 25
Median daily rate £238 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.09% +69.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Poole - 3 £110 -
Bournemouth +3 1 £160 +4.91% 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £263 -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (30.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.00%) Network Management
10 2 (10.00%) ITSM
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) IPv4
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) VMS

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) IPv4
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) VMS
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) arcserve
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper