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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.33% 8.60% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 38.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 13
Average daily rate
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£165 £175 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £392 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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
64 50 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.67% 22.62% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 43
Average daily rate £466 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.96% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £140 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £14.84 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.50 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Canterbury 0 3 £150 +7.14%
Tonbridge -3 1 £513 +91.58%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £170 -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) MS Office
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix
5 10 (41.67%) SCCM
6 8 (33.33%) XenApp
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) Banking
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (25.00%) VBScript
8 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
10 4 (16.67%) AdminStudio
10 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (12.50%) Symantec
11 3 (12.50%) Internet
12 2 (8.33%) Wyse
12 2 (8.33%) Change Management
12 2 (8.33%) Law
12 2 (8.33%) Advertising
12 2 (8.33%) WSUS
12 2 (8.33%) Document Management
12 2 (8.33%) PDA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Packager
7 1 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PDA
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Change Management
1 2 (8.33%) Document Management
1 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
1 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (4.17%) Coaching
2 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
2 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) BCP
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Wyse
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Reuters
5 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) FalconStor
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe