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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.69% 1.57% 3.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 12.12% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£148 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.48
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 - £19.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 - £23.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
36 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.59% 12.94% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 26
Average daily rate £281 £369 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.79% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £569 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% +37.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £26.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £26.50 £23.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
3 3 (33.33%) FMCG
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
2 3 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle