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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 59 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 97 144 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 4.49% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 21.15% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 75
Median daily rate £240 £150 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 36
Median hourly rate £15.26 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.30 £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
656 681 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.51% 21.23% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 361
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -6 27 £300 +130.76% 2
Somerset +24 22 £213 -34.61% 1
Wiltshire -30 15 £205 -34.40% 1
Gloucestershire -20 11 £275 +83.33% 5
Dorset -4 10 £145 +3.57%
Devon +3 8 £205 +17.14%
Cornwall - 3 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (70.70%) Active Directory
3 78 (36.28%) Microsoft
4 62 (28.84%) VMware
5 60 (27.91%) SCCM
6 57 (26.51%) Windows Server
7 47 (21.86%) MS Office
8 46 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 40 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (17.67%) ITIL
12 37 (17.21%) MS Exchange
12 37 (17.21%) Windows 8
13 35 (16.28%) Citrix
13 35 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (13.95%) MS Excel
15 29 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (12.09%) Office 365
17 25 (11.63%) Cisco
17 25 (11.63%) Migration
18 23 (10.70%) DNS
18 23 (10.70%) DHCP
18 23 (10.70%) XenApp
19 22 (10.23%) Hyper-V
19 22 (10.23%) TCP/IP
19 22 (10.23%) Finance
20 21 (9.77%) SQL
21 20 (9.30%) PowerShell
22 19 (8.84%) Security Cleared
22 19 (8.84%) Windows XP

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 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (8.84%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.26%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.93%) CMS
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (21.86%) MS Office
2 30 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.09%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.70%) DHCP
1 23 (10.70%) DNS
2 22 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.84%) LAN
4 17 (7.91%) WAN
5 11 (5.12%) VPN
6 10 (4.65%) Skype
7 9 (4.19%) Firewall
7 9 (4.19%) Internet
7 9 (4.19%) SAN
7 9 (4.19%) VoIP
8 5 (2.33%) ADSL
9 4 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.93%) WebEx
11 2 (0.93%) Wireless
12 1 (0.47%) 3G
12 1 (0.47%) Broadband
12 1 (0.47%) Intranet
12 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.33%) InstallShield
1 5 (2.33%) MSI
2 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Banking
3 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.40%) Law
4 3 (1.40%) Military
5 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.93%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (32.56%) Support Engineer
2 49 (22.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 41 (19.07%) Analyst
4 39 (18.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 39 (18.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 38 (17.67%) Desktop Support
6 29 (13.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (12.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 18 (8.37%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (7.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 16 (7.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 15 (6.98%) Service Analyst
11 15 (6.98%) Service Desk Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (6.51%) IT Support
12 14 (6.51%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
13 13 (6.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (6.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 13 (6.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) MFC
1 3 (1.40%) STL
2 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) Fat Client
1 13 (6.05%) Thin Client
2 12 (5.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.58%) Smartphone
3 11 (5.12%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.79%) iPhone
5 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.40%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) Handset
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) iSeries
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (26.51%) Windows Server
3 46 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 40 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (17.21%) Windows 8
7 29 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.84%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.98%) Linux
10 5 (2.33%) Android
11 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.93%) Unix
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.67%) ITIL
2 25 (11.63%) Migration
3 9 (4.19%) Service Management
3 9 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (3.72%) Application Packaging
4 8 (3.72%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (3.26%) ITIL V3
6 6 (2.79%) ITSM
6 6 (2.79%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.33%) Software Deployment
7 5 (2.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (1.86%) Change Control
8 4 (1.86%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (1.86%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (1.86%) Server Building
9 3 (1.40%) SDLC
9 3 (1.40%) Security Hardening
9 3 (1.40%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) SQL
2 20 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.19%) VBScript
4 3 (1.40%) C++
4 3 (1.40%) Java
5 2 (0.93%) C
5 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.72%) MCDST
4 8 (3.72%) MCP
5 5 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.33%) MCSE
6 3 (1.40%) CCNA
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.40%) MCSA
7 2 (0.93%) CCNP
7 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Degree
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 152 (70.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.70%) XenApp
4 22 (10.23%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.44%) XenDesktop
6 11 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (5.12%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.12%) vSphere
7 4 (1.86%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.86%) UAG
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (27.91%) SCCM
2 11 (5.12%) SCOM
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (1.40%) WSUS
4 2 (0.93%) DameWare
4 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.93%) SCSM
4 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.47%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 78 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 62 (28.84%) VMware
3 35 (16.28%) Citrix
4 25 (11.63%) Cisco
5 16 (7.44%) AppSense
6 14 (6.51%) Dell
7 13 (6.05%) HP
8 8 (3.72%) Intel Security
8 8 (3.72%) Wyse
9 7 (3.26%) Lotus
9 7 (3.26%) Oracle
10 6 (2.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.79%) Sophos
11 4 (1.86%) Canon
11 4 (1.86%) EMC
11 4 (1.86%) Remedy
12 3 (1.40%) Apple
12 3 (1.40%) Forcepoint
13 2 (0.93%) BMC
13 2 (0.93%) Symantec
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