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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.81% 5.96% 8.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.28% 22.88% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Median daily rate £133 £180 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £144 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £472 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 14
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.27 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.91 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £15.58 £15.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
144 118 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.51% 26.05% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 77
Median daily rate £358 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 22
Median hourly rate £13.23 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.20% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £12.11 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 10 £133 -30.26%
Cheltenham - 6 £110 - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 6 (18.18%) VoIP
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) VPN
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
6 5 (15.15%) SCCM
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
7 4 (12.12%) Canon
7 4 (12.12%) BitLocker
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) UAG
7 4 (12.12%) XenApp
7 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
7 4 (12.12%) MS Office
7 4 (12.12%) SLA
7 4 (12.12%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) WebEx
6 1 (3.03%) IPv4
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Support Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (39.39%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Desktop Support
3 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) CMDB
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Service Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITSM
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) BitLocker
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (12.12%) UAG
2 4 (12.12%) XenApp
2 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) AppSense
4 4 (12.12%) Canon
4 4 (12.12%) Sophos
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec