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 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 24 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.47% 7.03% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 31.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£130 £208 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% -7.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.36 - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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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
61 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.20% 22.66% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 11
Average daily rate £380 £262 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.03% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -48.40%
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 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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) MS Office
4 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Law
7 5 (33.33%) WorkSite
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (20.00%) Altiris
9 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
9 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) Legal
10 1 (6.67%) Migration
10 1 (6.67%) VMware
10 1 (6.67%) Service Management
10 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) ITSM
10 1 (6.67%) Finance
10 1 (6.67%) Dell
10 1 (6.67%) Symantec
10 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (6.67%) CAD
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) CAD
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) VMware