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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.18% 1.84% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 10.71% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £223 £209
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
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
26 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.38% 17.18% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Vitria
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
4 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessWare
4 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWare
1 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Support
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ATL
1 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
1 1 (16.67%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SABSA
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ClearTrust
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BEA
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Vitria
1 1 (16.67%) VMware