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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.48% 11.04% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.69% 29.27% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
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£130 £334 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £168 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £385 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 4
Average hourly rate £11.13 £13.75 £39.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% -64.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £12.90 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £15.00 £39.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.65
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -1.04%
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
134 123 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.40% 37.73% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 16
Average hourly rate £29.50 £13.75 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.54% -65.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £28.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 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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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 -3 11 £135 -64.00%
Cheltenham -17 1 £110 -62.39%
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) MS Office
4 15 (34.09%) Citrix
5 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
6 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.45%) SCCM
9 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
11 7 (15.91%) Migration
11 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
12 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.64%) Internet
12 6 (13.64%) VMware
12 6 (13.64%) Remedy
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (11.36%) MCSE
14 4 (9.09%) LAN
14 4 (9.09%) WAN
14 4 (9.09%) McAfee
14 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
14 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (9.09%) PDA
14 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) Lync
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MSI
2 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Team Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.09%) PDA
2 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.82%) FMCG
2 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
1 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) Remedy
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) Wyse
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) AppSense
5 1 (2.27%) Acronis