The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 15.38% 15.19% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 46.15% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£95 £213 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.52%
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 £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Windows 7
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 46.15% 32.91% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Average daily rate £150 £213 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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
Lincoln +2 2 - -
Skegness - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Stamford - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec
8 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Altiris
8 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
8 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Altiris
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Apple