The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.84% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 6.82% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£164 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.89% 19.82% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 14
Average daily rate £348 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +33.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.80 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) FMCG
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (14.29%) ISSAP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee