The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 3.02% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 12.00% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.48% 25.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
Average daily rate £394 £570 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.92% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
South East

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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) NEC
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MSI
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) MSI Packager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) NEC
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix