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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 51 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.82% 6.67% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.19% 24.70% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.87% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £155 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £356 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.20 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.20 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -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
167 166 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.34% 26.99% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 99
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £23.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hemel Hempstead -11 4 - - 3
Stevenage -4 3 £95 -67.52%
Watford +3 2 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Tring - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) MS Office
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
7 6 (16.22%) Altiris
7 6 (16.22%) Symantec
7 6 (16.22%) VoIP
7 6 (16.22%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.81%) Google
9 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (10.81%) ITIL
10 3 (8.11%) MCP
10 3 (8.11%) ADSL
10 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.11%) MOS
10 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (5.41%) Mitel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) VPN
2 6 (16.22%) VoIP
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) ADSL
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 1 (2.70%) ERP
2 1 (2.70%) CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Migration
2 1 (2.70%) Project Management
2 1 (2.70%) Service Management
2 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.70%) Change Management
2 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCP
1 3 (8.11%) MOS
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCDST
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Altiris
2 6 (16.22%) Symantec
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Mercator
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Epicor
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Wyse
6 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
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