The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 August 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 Nottingham 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.63% 4.21% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 16.04% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£150 £295 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.15% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £257 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £451 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.70 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 106 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.65% 26.24% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £23.48 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
Nottinghamshire

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) Windows XP
4 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) MS Office
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (22.50%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.50%) HP
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) Lync
11 4 (10.00%) Firewall
11 4 (10.00%) EDRMS
11 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
11 4 (10.00%) Dell
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (10.00%) SAN
11 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (7.50%) Retail
12 3 (7.50%) SCCM
12 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.50%) SQL
12 3 (7.50%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Lync
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.50%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) ISDN
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) IT Support
4 8 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (15.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) WPF
1 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.50%) EDI
1 1 (2.50%) WSH
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.50%) WinForms
1 1 (2.50%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows XP
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.50%) SAP