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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 128 183 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.54% 5.53% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.26% 25.63% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 71
Median daily rate £150 £150 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £338 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 52
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
602 714 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.33% 21.58% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 386 400
Median daily rate £338 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £136 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 93 83
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.27 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 36 £188 +50.00% 2
Somerset +16 23 £200 -20.00%
Wiltshire -7 23 £140 -12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -9 22 £156 +4.16% 8
Devon +3 15 - -
Dorset -4 5 £105 -57.14% 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (75.74%) Active Directory
3 92 (39.15%) Microsoft
4 65 (27.66%) Windows Server
5 64 (27.23%) VMware
6 63 (26.81%) ITIL
6 63 (26.81%) SCCM
7 56 (23.83%) MS Office
8 51 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (20.85%) Windows 10
10 44 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
12 37 (15.74%) MS Exchange
12 37 (15.74%) Windows 8
13 36 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (14.89%) Citrix
14 35 (14.89%) Office 365
15 33 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (12.34%) DHCP
17 28 (11.91%) DNS
18 26 (11.06%) TCP/IP
19 25 (10.64%) Windows XP
20 22 (9.36%) Cisco
20 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (9.36%) PowerShell
21 20 (8.51%) HP
21 20 (8.51%) Migration
21 20 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (8.09%) SQL
23 18 (7.66%) Finance

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 37 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.96%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.68%) IBM Notes
6 10 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Moodle
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (23.83%) MS Office
2 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.34%) DHCP
2 28 (11.91%) DNS
3 26 (11.06%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.23%) LAN
5 13 (5.53%) Firewall
5 13 (5.53%) WAN
6 9 (3.83%) SAN
7 8 (3.40%) Internet
8 7 (2.98%) VPN
9 6 (2.55%) ADSL
10 5 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.13%) Skype
10 5 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.70%) Wireless
12 3 (1.28%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.28%) VLAN
12 3 (1.28%) VoIP
13 1 (0.43%) 4G
13 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.98%) MSI
2 6 (2.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (7.66%) Finance
2 6 (2.55%) Banking
3 4 (1.70%) Back Office
3 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.28%) Military
5 2 (0.85%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Local Government
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (39.15%) Support Engineer
2 63 (26.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 52 (22.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 52 (22.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 51 (21.70%) Analyst
5 41 (17.45%) Desktop Support
6 30 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 29 (12.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 27 (11.49%) Service Analyst
8 27 (11.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (8.94%) IT Support
10 20 (8.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 20 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (8.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 17 (7.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
13 14 (5.96%) Service Desk Engineer
14 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) HTML
1 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.96%) Smartphone
2 13 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.68%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.83%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.83%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.70%) iPhone
7 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.43%) CESG
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (20.85%) Windows 10
5 44 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (15.74%) Windows 8
7 33 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (10.64%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.98%) Linux
10 6 (2.55%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.85%) Android
12 2 (0.85%) Unix
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) CentOS
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.81%) ITIL
2 20 (8.51%) Migration
3 10 (4.26%) Service Delivery
3 10 (4.26%) Service Management
4 8 (3.40%) ITSM
4 8 (3.40%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (2.98%) Application Packaging
5 7 (2.98%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.55%) ITIL V3
6 6 (2.55%) Software Deployment
7 4 (1.70%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (1.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (1.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (1.70%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.28%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.28%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.28%) Release Management
8 3 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (1.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.36%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.09%) SQL
3 7 (2.98%) VBScript
4 3 (1.28%) VB
5 2 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.26%) MCSE
4 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.98%) MCDST
6 6 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.55%) MCP
7 5 (2.13%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.70%) MCITP
8 4 (1.70%) MCSA
9 3 (1.28%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.28%) CCA
9 3 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.43%) CCNA
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.43%) Degree
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 178 (75.74%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.23%) XenApp
5 13 (5.53%) vSphere
6 9 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.40%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (26.81%) SCCM
2 11 (4.68%) SCOM
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.28%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.28%) WSUS
5 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.85%) SCSM
5 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
6 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 92 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 64 (27.23%) VMware
3 35 (14.89%) Citrix
4 22 (9.36%) Cisco
5 20 (8.51%) HP
6 11 (4.68%) Dell
6 11 (4.68%) Lotus
7 10 (4.26%) Apple
8 6 (2.55%) Wyse
9 5 (2.13%) AppSense
9 5 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle
9 5 (2.13%) Symantec
10 4 (1.70%) EMC
10 4 (1.70%) Remedy
11 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.28%) Dell KACE
11 3 (1.28%) Polycom
12 2 (0.85%) iManage
12 2 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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