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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 52 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 5.87% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 23.64% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £122 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £200 £278
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £13.40 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.04 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
222 165 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.10% 24.85% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 66 87
Average daily rate £350 £245 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £33.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Stevenage +3 6 £270 +20.00% 2
Watford -12 4 £210 +90.90% 2
Welwyn Garden City -11 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 £175 -7.89%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) Citrix
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) Apple
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
11 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 5 (15.15%) Dell
11 5 (15.15%) DNS
11 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
11 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (12.12%) XenApp
12 4 (12.12%) Android

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) VLE
3 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (12.12%) Android
7 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Citrix
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Apple
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Avaya
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Altiris
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
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