The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.16% 3.51% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.24% 17.31% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% -45.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £100 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £300 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.40 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
Windows 7
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
178 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.12% 20.29% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 58 78
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 15
Average hourly rate £14.85 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City +8 3 - -
Stevenage +4 3 - - 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) MS Office
3 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 11 (34.38%) ITIL
6 10 (31.25%) HP
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 7 (21.88%) Apple
9 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
10 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) Degree
12 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
12 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (12.50%) LAN
12 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (12.50%) Symantec
12 4 (12.50%) DNS
12 4 (12.50%) Project Management
12 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.13%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) VLE
3 2 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (9.38%) Android
8 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Management
4 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCDST
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 10 (31.25%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Apple
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) Altiris
7 2 (6.25%) Mitel
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Wyse
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