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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 117 130 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.00% 4.35% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 20.22% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 87
Median daily rate £294 £183 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.73% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £101 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £12.27 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £21.30 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.02 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -3.85%
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
637 643 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.79% 21.53% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 351 342
Median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 86 91
Median hourly rate £15.63 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.23 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Bristol +8 34 £325 +83.09% 3
Gloucestershire -8 23 £145 -14.70% 4
Wiltshire -11 19 £115 -64.61% 4
Somerset +5 13 £179 -29.90% 2
Dorset +2 13 £300 +160.86% 1
Devon -9 9 £120 -31.62% 1
Cornwall +4 2 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (68.49%) Active Directory
3 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
4 68 (31.05%) Windows Server
5 64 (29.22%) VMware
6 54 (24.66%) SCCM
7 51 (23.29%) MS Office
8 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (17.35%) Windows 8
10 32 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (14.61%) Citrix
11 31 (14.16%) ITIL
11 31 (14.16%) MS Exchange
11 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (14.16%) Windows 10
12 28 (12.79%) XenApp
13 26 (11.87%) MS Excel
13 26 (11.87%) Cisco
14 24 (10.96%) Windows XP
14 24 (10.96%) Office 365
15 22 (10.05%) Migration
16 20 (9.13%) SQL
16 20 (9.13%) DNS
16 20 (9.13%) Hyper-V
16 20 (9.13%) AppSense
17 19 (8.68%) XenDesktop
17 19 (8.68%) DHCP
18 18 (8.22%) Finance
18 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
18 18 (8.22%) PowerShell

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 31 (14.16%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.85%) Skype for Business
3 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (23.29%) MS Office
2 26 (11.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.96%) Office 365
2 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.13%) DNS
2 19 (8.68%) DHCP
3 17 (7.76%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.31%) LAN
5 14 (6.39%) VPN
6 12 (5.48%) WAN
7 10 (4.57%) VoIP
8 9 (4.11%) Internet
9 8 (3.65%) Firewall
10 5 (2.28%) SAN
10 5 (2.28%) Skype
11 3 (1.37%) Network Security
11 3 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.91%) WebEx
12 2 (0.91%) Wireless
13 1 (0.46%) Intranet
13 1 (0.46%) IPv4
13 1 (0.46%) NAS
13 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 18 (8.22%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.37%) Back Office
4 3 (1.37%) Military
5 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.91%) Law
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (32.88%) Support Engineer
2 51 (23.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 46 (21.00%) Desktop Support
4 39 (17.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 37 (16.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 36 (16.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 34 (15.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 31 (14.16%) Analyst
9 20 (9.13%) IT Support
10 17 (7.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 17 (7.76%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (7.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 14 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (5.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (5.48%) Service Desk Engineer
15 11 (5.02%) Support Analyst
16 10 (4.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.37%) MFC
1 3 (1.37%) STL
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) Fat Client
1 15 (6.85%) Thin Client
2 13 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.02%) Smartphone
4 9 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.28%) iPhone
6 4 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.37%) iPad
7 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) CESG
8 2 (0.91%) CMDB
8 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (31.05%) Windows Server
3 46 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (17.35%) Windows 8
5 31 (14.16%) Windows 10
5 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (10.96%) Windows XP
7 17 (7.76%) Linux
7 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.57%) Android
9 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.16%) ITIL
2 22 (10.05%) Migration
3 10 (4.57%) ITIL V3
4 9 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (3.65%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (3.20%) Service Management
7 6 (2.74%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.28%) ITSM
8 5 (2.28%) Patch Management
8 5 (2.28%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.28%) Software Engineering
9 4 (1.83%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.83%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (1.83%) Change Control
9 4 (1.83%) Data Migration
9 4 (1.83%) Document Management
9 4 (1.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (1.83%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (1.83%) Server Building
10 3 (1.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.13%) SQL
2 18 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.28%) VBScript
4 4 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (1.37%) C
5 3 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.11%) MCP
5 8 (3.65%) MCDST
6 7 (3.20%) CCNA
6 7 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.28%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.28%) HND
7 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.28%) MCSE
8 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.91%) CCNP
9 2 (0.91%) Degree
10 1 (0.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 150 (68.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.79%) XenApp
4 20 (9.13%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.68%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (5.48%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.57%) vSphere
9 6 (2.74%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.83%) UAG
11 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.46%) Xen
12 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (24.66%) SCCM
2 8 (3.65%) SCOM
3 2 (0.91%) DameWare
3 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.46%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 64 (29.22%) VMware
3 32 (14.61%) Citrix
4 26 (11.87%) Cisco
5 20 (9.13%) AppSense
6 15 (6.85%) HP
7 12 (5.48%) Apple
7 12 (5.48%) Dell
8 11 (5.02%) Wyse
9 10 (4.57%) Remedy
10 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.20%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.74%) CA
12 6 (2.74%) Lotus
12 6 (2.74%) Sophos
12 6 (2.74%) Symantec
13 5 (2.28%) BMC
13 5 (2.28%) Oracle
13 5 (2.28%) Veeam
14 4 (1.83%) Polycom
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