The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.33% 2.28% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 12.50% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£110 £275 £104
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +165.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £275 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £117
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.93 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.78% 18.26% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 14
Average daily rate £350 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) NHS
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Intranet
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) Facebook

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
1 1 (7.69%) TeleForm
1 1 (7.69%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) ADSL
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Finjan
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (7.69%) RightFax
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Wyse
4 1 (7.69%) Metastorm
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell