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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 3.36% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 16.33% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £183 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -55.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
62 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.68% 20.59% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 21
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £169 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £12.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WMI
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Xbox
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Lotus
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WMI
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
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