The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.59% 5.07% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.31% 16.09% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Average daily rate
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£175 £213 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -37.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £114 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.31% 31.52% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge - 5 £175 -
Tunbridge Wells -4 3 £175 +16.66%
Maidstone +1 2 £114 -1.08% 1
Whitstable - 2 £150 -
Chatham - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Westerham - - - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (51.35%) MS Office
5 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) SCCM
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.92%) Veeam
8 7 (18.92%) UNIX
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Solaris
9 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.81%) WAN
11 4 (10.81%) DHCP
11 4 (10.81%) LAN
11 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 3 (8.11%) VMware
12 3 (8.11%) Change Management
12 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
12 3 (8.11%) Wireless
12 3 (8.11%) SLA
12 3 (8.11%) Cisco
12 3 (8.11%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Supervisor
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
5 7 (18.92%) Solaris
5 7 (18.92%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) Data Security
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) SOA
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.70%) Data Privacy
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
1 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.41%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Veeam
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Mitel
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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