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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.13% 2.09% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 11.76% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
21 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.86% 17.80% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate £281 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £359 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £599 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £21.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.62% +20.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) FMCG
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) iPhone
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) COBIT
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (40.00%) FMCG
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense