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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.91% 6.50% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 22.54% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£368 £130 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £127 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £323 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
123 71 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.17% 28.86% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 19 52
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.88 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £35.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
Cheltenham -10 1 £130 +4.00% 3
Cirencester - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 11 (34.38%) MS Office
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (21.88%) SCCM
7 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (15.63%) Legal
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) NHS
9 5 (15.63%) Remedy
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.50%) Military
10 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Lync
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
11 3 (9.38%) Office 365
11 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Lync
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 4 (12.50%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (3.13%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) MOM
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Remedy
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Lumension
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
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