The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 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 Dunstable 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 8 1 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.85% 77.78% 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 100.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -4.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 11.54% 77.78% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate £410 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
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Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dunstable region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Dunstable region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows 7
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Mercator

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Email Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Mercator