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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.40% 3.75% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 23.08% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £94 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+193.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.31% 16.25% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 18
Average daily rate £350 £175 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £87 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (25.00%) WSUS
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) CommVault
4 3 (25.00%) Wyse
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CommVault
2 3 (25.00%) Wyse
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow