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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / South West
Rank 47 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 93 97 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.66% 3.26% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.26% 15.93% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 62
Median daily rate £164 £200 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £100 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £348 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.23% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 38
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.10 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
459 609 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.09% 20.44% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 384 371
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 68 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £44.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 28 £288 +35.29% 3
Gloucestershire +16 20 £120 +20.00%
Wiltshire -9 14 £149 -55.59% 1
Somerset +2 12 £110 -42.85%
Devon +14 9 £165 +13.79%
Dorset +6 6 £160 +20.75% 2
Cornwall -3 2 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (66.24%) Active Directory
3 104 (43.88%) Microsoft
4 76 (32.07%) MS Office
5 62 (26.16%) ITIL
6 53 (22.36%) Windows Server
7 51 (21.52%) Office 365
8 50 (21.10%) MS Excel
9 47 (19.83%) Citrix
9 47 (19.83%) VMware
10 46 (19.41%) Windows 10
11 43 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (18.14%) SCCM
12 34 (14.35%) Finance
12 34 (14.35%) MS Exchange
13 32 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (11.39%) Security Cleared
14 27 (11.39%) DNS
15 26 (10.97%) Incident Management
16 24 (10.13%) SC Cleared
16 24 (10.13%) DHCP
17 23 (9.70%) Windows 8
18 22 (9.28%) XenApp
18 22 (9.28%) Migration
19 20 (8.44%) Windows XP
19 20 (8.44%) HP
19 20 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (8.02%) Thin Client
20 19 (8.02%) SLA

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 34 (14.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.22%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.84%) Moodle
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (32.07%) MS Office
2 50 (21.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.52%) Office 365
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.39%) DNS
2 24 (10.13%) DHCP
3 16 (6.75%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.33%) Firewall
4 15 (6.33%) VPN
5 13 (5.49%) WAN
6 12 (5.06%) LAN
6 12 (5.06%) Wireless
7 9 (3.80%) Internet
8 5 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.69%) ADSL
9 4 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.27%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.27%) SAN
10 3 (1.27%) VLAN
10 3 (1.27%) VoIP
11 2 (0.84%) IPv4
11 2 (0.84%) Skype
12 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.42%) GIS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) MSI
2 4 (1.69%) InstallShield
General
1 34 (14.35%) Finance
2 5 (2.11%) Back Office
3 4 (1.69%) Banking
3 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Front Office
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (29.11%) Support Engineer
2 59 (24.89%) Analyst
3 53 (22.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (15.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 34 (14.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 33 (13.92%) Service Analyst
6 33 (13.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (13.08%) Desktop Support
8 30 (12.66%) IT Support
9 24 (10.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 18 (7.59%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (7.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 16 (6.75%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (6.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 15 (6.33%) Service Desk Engineer
14 13 (5.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (5.49%) Help Desk Analyst
14 13 (5.49%) Support Analyst
15 12 (5.06%) Help Desk Support
15 12 (5.06%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) ADO
1 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Fat Client
1 19 (8.02%) Thin Client
2 13 (5.49%) Smartphone
3 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.95%) CMDB
5 7 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.27%) iPhone
7 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.84%) CESG
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (22.36%) Windows Server
3 46 (19.41%) Windows 10
4 43 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.70%) Windows 8
7 20 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (8.44%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.64%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.53%) Android
10 4 (1.69%) Linux
11 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.84%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.16%) ITIL
2 26 (10.97%) Incident Management
3 22 (9.28%) Migration
4 14 (5.91%) ITSM
4 14 (5.91%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.64%) Data Migration
5 11 (4.64%) Service Management
6 10 (4.22%) Application Packaging
7 8 (3.38%) Application Virtualisation
7 8 (3.38%) Network Management
8 7 (2.95%) Time Management
9 6 (2.53%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.53%) Software Deployment
10 5 (2.11%) Asset Management
11 4 (1.69%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.27%) Change Management
12 3 (1.27%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (1.27%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.27%) Release Management
12 3 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.53%) SQL
3 3 (1.27%) C
3 3 (1.27%) VB
3 3 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.38%) DBS Check
5 7 (2.95%) A+ Certification
5 7 (2.95%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.95%) MCSE
6 6 (2.53%) MCITP
7 4 (1.69%) CCNA
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.27%) CCA
8 3 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.27%) MCDST
8 3 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 1 (0.42%) Degree
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (66.24%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.28%) XenApp
4 18 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.64%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (2.95%) BitLocker
9 6 (2.53%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.84%) vSphere
12 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (18.14%) SCCM
2 7 (2.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) DameWare
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.83%) Citrix
2 47 (19.83%) VMware
3 20 (8.44%) HP
4 18 (7.59%) Apple
5 15 (6.33%) AppSense
6 14 (5.91%) Cisco
7 13 (5.49%) Symantec
8 12 (5.06%) Wyse
9 11 (4.64%) Dell
10 5 (2.11%) CA
11 4 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.69%) Lotus
11 4 (1.69%) Polycom
11 4 (1.69%) Samsung
12 3 (1.27%) Dell KACE
12 3 (1.27%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.27%) Toshiba
13 2 (0.84%) Remedy
13 2 (0.84%) Sophos
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