The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 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 Lincolnshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 20.00% 17.74% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 52.38% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£95 £213 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +123.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £12.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 51.43% 33.87% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate £150 £213 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Scunthorpe - - - -
Skegness - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Stamford - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) VLAN
4 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (10.00%) SCCM
8 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.00%) Altiris
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Assistant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Altiris
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Apple