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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.45% - 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% - 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate £375 - £190
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
48 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 41.38% 16.18% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Wyse
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Application Discovery
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MSI
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) XenServer
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
6 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Puppet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Expert
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Wyse
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) VMware