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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.74% 3.91% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 17.86% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £178 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £285 £263
% change year-on-year
-25.43% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Windows 7
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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
66 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.35% 21.88% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 13
Average daily rate £325 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 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 £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) iPad
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 1 (8.33%) WMI
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) French Language
7 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Polycom
7 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
1 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Polycom
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya