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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.57% 3.82% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.67% 12.75% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£110 £295 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.71% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £257 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £451 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.09 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -59.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 102 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.67% 30.00% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 13
Average daily rate £281 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) Windows XP
4 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) VMware
5 11 (26.83%) MS Office
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 9 (21.95%) Cisco
8 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
8 8 (19.51%) HP
9 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.20%) Lync
10 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (12.20%) Firewall
10 5 (12.20%) Dell
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.20%) SAN
11 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.76%) EDRMS
11 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
11 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
12 3 (7.32%) SCCM
12 3 (7.32%) MCITP
12 3 (7.32%) Retail
12 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.32%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (12.20%) Lync
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) CATIA
3 1 (2.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Broadband
5 1 (2.44%) ISDN
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) IT Support
3 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (14.63%) Rollout Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) EDI
1 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.44%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.44%) WinForms
1 1 (2.44%) WPF
1 1 (2.44%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Online Games
2 1 (2.44%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows XP
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.44%) SAP