The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 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 Slough 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.39% 3.86% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 18.37% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £174 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.71% 21.03% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 16
Average daily rate £313 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
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Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
4 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
7 2 (15.38%) iPad
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) SCOM
7 2 (15.38%) French Language
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Lotus
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Avaya

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Network Support
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom