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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.63% 0.60% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 3.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £175 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.50 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
Bedfordshire

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
37 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.11% 19.64% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 13
Average daily rate £350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.54 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+274.33% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £13.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blog
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO27002
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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