The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.02% 10.08% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.51% 44.83% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.93% -52.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £129 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £170 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows 7
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.83% 22.48% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 26
Average daily rate £325 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £610 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Guildford region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Guildford region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) MCSA
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
8 2 (14.29%) NHS
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VB6
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
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