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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.84% 2.22% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 9.09% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £87 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
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%
Windows 7
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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
37 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.54% 24.44% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £149 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Wyse
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) CommVault
5 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) WSUS
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Wyse
2 3 (20.00%) CommVault
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow