The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.89% 1.82% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 13.16% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £175 £133 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -43.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Windows 7
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.01% 13.87% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 27
Median daily rate £363 £338 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) ATL
3 5 (50.00%) Xcode
3 5 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (50.00%) POCO
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (10.00%) UAG
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPX
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ATL
1 5 (50.00%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) Data Management
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (10.00%) OO
1 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) UAG
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Polycom