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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.53% 3.76% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.88% 16.13% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £160 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £382 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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
77 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.83% 23.31% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 62
Average daily rate £339 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Faversham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (57.89%) MS Office
4 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) SCCM
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (34.21%) Citrix
8 12 (31.58%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
10 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.68%) ITIL
10 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
10 9 (23.68%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) VPN
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
11 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
11 7 (18.42%) XenApp
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (15.79%) Banking
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
13 5 (13.16%) VBScript
13 5 (13.16%) HP
13 5 (13.16%) ITSM
13 5 (13.16%) Service Management
13 5 (13.16%) Lotus
13 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
13 5 (13.16%) iPhone

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (57.89%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Desktop Support
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Deskside Support
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Deskside Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Packager
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) iPhone
2 5 (13.16%) iPad
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Service Management
2 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
2 5 (13.16%) ITSM
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) BCP
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) XenApp
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) Lotus
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Reuters
6 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.26%) Wyse
6 2 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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