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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 44 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.44% 1.26% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 5.08% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate
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£150 £200 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £144 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £364 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.14 £15.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +18.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
156 118 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.39% 24.69% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 59 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Gloucester +5 9 £325 +62.50% 2
Cheltenham 0 3 - - 2
Mitcheldean - 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Windows XP
3 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 21 (33.87%) Migration
5 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 19 (30.65%) Programme Management
6 19 (30.65%) Asset Management
6 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
6 19 (30.65%) Windows 8
6 19 (30.65%) IT Asset Management
7 15 (24.19%) Lync
8 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 7 (11.29%) DNS
12 6 (9.68%) VMware
13 5 (8.06%) SCCM
13 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (8.06%) Application Discovery
14 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
14 3 (4.84%) FMCG
14 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
14 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (4.84%) HP
14 3 (4.84%) MS Office
15 2 (3.23%) ITIL
15 2 (3.23%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (24.19%) Lync
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) NAS
2 2 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Desktop Support
2 13 (20.97%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) FMCG
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Windows XP
3 19 (30.65%) Windows 8
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Migration
2 19 (30.65%) Programme Management
2 19 (30.65%) Asset Management
2 19 (30.65%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (8.06%) Application Discovery
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL
4 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
1 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) C
2 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CCENT
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) EMC
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) Juniper
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec
4 2 (3.23%) McAfee
4 2 (3.23%) Websense
4 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.61%) Mitel
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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