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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.88% 9.12% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.24% 22.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -61.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £123 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.70 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £30.00 £39.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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
164 119 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.03% 40.20% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 53
Average daily rate £385 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -51.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Gloucester +5 11 £248 +65.00% 1
Cheltenham -18 7 £678 +489.37%
Cirencester -3 1 £130 -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.71%) SCCM
6 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.71%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Remedy
8 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (14.29%) Lync
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (14.29%) MCSE
11 4 (11.43%) LAN
11 4 (11.43%) WAN
11 4 (11.43%) McAfee
11 4 (11.43%) Military
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (11.43%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.29%) Lync
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) SMS
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) PDA
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Service Management
2 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) MOM
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) Netcool
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) Remedy
4 4 (11.43%) McAfee
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco