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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.21% 3.05% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 10.26% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£135 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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
33 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.63% 29.77% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 10
Average daily rate £150 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Law
5 8 (38.10%) MS Office
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) WorkSite
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) Lotus
9 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
9 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (4.76%) VBScript
10 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
10 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
10 1 (4.76%) DHCP
10 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.76%) DNS
10 1 (4.76%) SSL
10 1 (4.76%) Dell
10 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.76%) Symantec

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (28.57%) WorkSite
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Support Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (28.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
5 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.76%) Dell