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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.71% 8.54% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.70% 29.88% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
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£145 £155 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £110 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £191 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £16.20 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
187 164 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.37% 28.57% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 88
Average daily rate £355 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 38
Average hourly rate £15.29 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £34.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 - 6 £130 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 5 £200 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Watford -4 1 - - 1
Tring - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (52.00%) MS Office
4 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.00%) VPN
9 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (14.00%) Altiris
9 7 (14.00%) VoIP
9 7 (14.00%) Citrix
9 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.00%) Symantec
10 6 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (12.00%) VMware
10 6 (12.00%) Google
10 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (8.00%) ITIL
12 4 (8.00%) MCP
12 4 (8.00%) Finance
12 4 (8.00%) MOS
12 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (6.00%) SCCM
13 3 (6.00%) iPad
13 3 (6.00%) Wireless

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (16.00%) VPN
2 7 (14.00%) VoIP
3 3 (6.00%) ADSL
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) IT Support
6 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
10 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
10 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.00%) ITSM
3 1 (2.00%) Migration
3 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.00%) CRM
3 1 (2.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) MCP
1 4 (8.00%) MOS
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCDST
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Citrix
2 7 (14.00%) Symantec
2 7 (14.00%) Altiris
3 6 (12.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Mitel
4 2 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Epicor
5 1 (2.00%) Mercator
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
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