The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.05% 8.55% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 41.82% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 8
Average daily rate
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£165 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £117 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows 7
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 55 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.32% 20.45% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 53
Average daily rate £363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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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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
Canterbury 0 3 £150 +7.14%
Tonbridge -3 2 £494 +182.14%
Cranbrook - 1 £110 -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) Office 365
4 6 (40.00%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (20.00%) Lync
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) Law
8 2 (13.33%) Mitel
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Document Management
8 2 (13.33%) iPhone
8 2 (13.33%) Apple
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) System Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Wyse