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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.03% 2.97% 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 15.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
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
23 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.54% 19.80% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 16
Average daily rate £300 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) ADSL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (20.00%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Wyse
3 1 (20.00%) Metastorm
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Finjan
3 1 (20.00%) RightFax
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
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