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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 7 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 5.66% 1.45% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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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
12 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 22.64% 20.29% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Average daily rate £100 £320 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +31.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £8.00 £12.45 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.74% -0.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MOS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Assistant
1 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
1 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MOS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix