The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 141 117 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.02% 3.71% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.19% 18.34% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 80
Median daily rate £146 £161 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -31.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £107 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £358 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 58
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.88 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.29 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.73% -
Windows 7
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 638 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.65% 20.23% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 363 399
Median daily rate £320 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 64 127
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +24 40 £143 -5.00% 3
Bristol +3 32 £150 +17.64% 3
Devon +15 20 £165 +3.12%
Dorset +2 16 £110 -68.34% 8
Somerset +12 14 £110 -27.98% 1
Wiltshire -19 12 £149 -52.40% 1
Cornwall -7 2 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (65.98%) Active Directory
3 103 (42.74%) Microsoft
4 70 (29.05%) MS Office
5 57 (23.65%) Windows Server
6 55 (22.82%) MS Excel
7 54 (22.41%) VMware
8 50 (20.75%) ITIL
9 49 (20.33%) Windows 10
10 48 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (19.50%) SCCM
12 46 (19.09%) Citrix
13 43 (17.84%) MS Exchange
13 43 (17.84%) Office 365
14 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (10.79%) Security Cleared
18 25 (10.37%) Windows 8
19 24 (9.96%) DNS
20 23 (9.54%) TCP/IP
20 23 (9.54%) DHCP
20 23 (9.54%) Finance
21 21 (8.71%) Migration
21 21 (8.71%) Cisco
21 21 (8.71%) SC Cleared
22 20 (8.30%) HP
22 20 (8.30%) Windows XP
23 19 (7.88%) Firewall
23 19 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 43 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) Moodle
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (29.05%) MS Office
2 55 (22.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.84%) Office 365
2 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.96%) DNS
2 23 (9.54%) DHCP
2 23 (9.54%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.88%) Firewall
4 17 (7.05%) LAN
5 13 (5.39%) WAN
6 11 (4.56%) VPN
7 10 (4.15%) Internet
7 10 (4.15%) SAN
8 9 (3.73%) Wireless
9 7 (2.90%) ADSL
10 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.07%) VoIP
12 3 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.24%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.24%) Skype
12 3 (1.24%) VLAN
13 1 (0.41%) 4G
13 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) GIS
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MSI
2 4 (1.66%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (9.54%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Banking
3 6 (2.49%) Back Office
4 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.24%) Military
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (31.54%) Support Engineer
2 57 (23.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 50 (20.75%) Analyst
4 41 (17.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 39 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 34 (14.11%) Desktop Support
7 30 (12.45%) Service Analyst
7 30 (12.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (9.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 21 (8.71%) IT Support
10 20 (8.30%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (7.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 18 (7.47%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (7.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 16 (6.64%) Service Desk Engineer
15 15 (6.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 14 (5.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
17 13 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
18 11 (4.56%) 1st Line Engineer
18 11 (4.56%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.41%) ADO
1 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) Driving Licence
1 12 (4.98%) Fat Client
1 12 (4.98%) Smartphone
1 12 (4.98%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.32%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.24%) CESG
4 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.83%) iPhone
5 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.41%) iPad
6 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (23.65%) Windows Server
3 49 (20.33%) Windows 10
4 48 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (10.37%) Windows 8
8 20 (8.30%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.15%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.49%) Linux
11 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.83%) Android
12 2 (0.83%) Unix
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.75%) ITIL
2 21 (8.71%) Migration
3 12 (4.98%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.56%) Incident Management
5 10 (4.15%) Data Migration
5 10 (4.15%) Service Management
6 9 (3.73%) ITSM
7 6 (2.49%) Application Packaging
7 6 (2.49%) Application Virtualisation
7 6 (2.49%) Software Deployment
7 6 (2.49%) Time Management
8 5 (2.07%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.07%) Network Management
9 4 (1.66%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (1.66%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.66%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.24%) Line Management
10 3 (1.24%) Release Management
10 3 (1.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.73%) SQL
3 4 (1.66%) VBScript
4 3 (1.24%) VB
5 2 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.73%) A+ Certification
5 8 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.90%) DBS Check
6 7 (2.90%) MCSE
7 5 (2.07%) MCITP
8 4 (1.66%) CCNA
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.66%) MCSA
9 3 (1.24%) CCA
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.83%) MCDST
10 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.83%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.41%) Degree
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 159 (65.98%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.05%) XenApp
4 8 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.32%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.32%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.66%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.66%) vSphere
8 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (19.50%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.83%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.41%) DameWare
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) SCSM
6 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 103 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (22.41%) VMware
3 46 (19.09%) Citrix
4 21 (8.71%) Cisco
5 20 (8.30%) HP
6 14 (5.81%) Apple
7 9 (3.73%) Symantec
8 7 (2.90%) Wyse
9 5 (2.07%) AppSense
9 5 (2.07%) Dell
9 5 (2.07%) Lotus
10 4 (1.66%) EMC
11 3 (1.24%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.24%) CA
11 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.24%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle
11 3 (1.24%) Polycom
11 3 (1.24%) Sophos
11 3 (1.24%) Veeam
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