The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 42 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.86% 3.33% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.56% 11.49% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Average daily rate £118 £130 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -65.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.12%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
136 148 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.89% 28.96% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 24
Average hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £74.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Gloucester +4 5 £215 +79.16% 1
Cheltenham +8 4 £100 -74.61%
Filton - 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 10 (27.78%) VMware
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) MS Office
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (19.44%) SCCM
9 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
11 4 (11.11%) VoIP
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco
11 4 (11.11%) CCNA
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (11.11%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) WebEx
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) IPv4
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) NOC Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCENT
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) UAG
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Altiris
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) AppSense
5 1 (2.78%) Canon
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) Mitel
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec