The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 27 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.33% 5.62% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.30% 15.20% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Average daily rate £220 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 - £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 125 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.37% 36.98% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 117
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.47% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -6 11 £175 +52.17%
Cheltenham -4 7 £234 -26.83% 1
Dursley - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) MS Office
4 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 13 (23.21%) SCCM
6 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 9 (16.07%) VMware
7 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (12.50%) Citrix
8 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.71%) HP
9 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
9 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
10 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
10 5 (8.93%) DHCP
10 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.14%) SQL
11 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.14%) DNS
11 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.14%) AppSense
11 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (5.36%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Deployment Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.29%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) COM
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
1 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.36%) ITSM
3 3 (5.36%) Service Management
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL
4 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.57%) Web Development
4 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.79%) Release Management
5 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) AppSense
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £17.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago