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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 115 127 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.95% 4.16% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.08% 20.09% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 84
Median daily rate £255 £200 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £109 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 47
Median hourly rate £13.23 £14.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £22.05 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
636 632 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.86% 20.69% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 315 354
Median daily rate £350 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 86
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 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 5 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 5 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 +15 42 £323 +43.33% 4
Gloucestershire +2 22 £133 -26.38% 2
Wiltshire +1 19 £118 -66.42% 2
Somerset +6 12 £188 -26.47% 1
Dorset -9 8 £350 +197.87%
Devon -10 6 £120 -36.08% 2
Cornwall 0 2 - - 3
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (65.55%) Active Directory
3 67 (32.06%) Windows Server
4 65 (31.10%) Microsoft
5 61 (29.19%) VMware
6 49 (23.44%) SCCM
7 43 (20.57%) MS Office
8 39 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (16.27%) Windows 8
10 32 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (12.92%) Citrix
11 27 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (12.92%) Windows 10
12 26 (12.44%) Windows XP
12 26 (12.44%) MS Exchange
13 25 (11.96%) ITIL
13 25 (11.96%) Office 365
14 24 (11.48%) Cisco
15 23 (11.00%) MS Excel
16 22 (10.53%) Migration
16 22 (10.53%) XenApp
17 20 (9.57%) Security Cleared
18 19 (9.09%) AppSense
19 18 (8.61%) Hyper-V
20 17 (8.13%) SQL
21 16 (7.66%) Linux
21 16 (7.66%) DNS
21 16 (7.66%) HP
21 16 (7.66%) XenDesktop
22 15 (7.18%) 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 26 (12.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.22%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (20.57%) MS Office
2 23 (11.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) DNS
2 15 (7.18%) DHCP
3 13 (6.22%) LAN
4 12 (5.74%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.74%) VPN
5 10 (4.78%) Firewall
5 10 (4.78%) VoIP
6 9 (4.31%) WAN
7 8 (3.83%) Internet
8 5 (2.39%) Skype
9 4 (1.91%) SAN
10 3 (1.44%) Network Security
11 2 (0.96%) Broadband
11 2 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.96%) WebEx
11 2 (0.96%) Wireless
12 1 (0.48%) IPv4
12 1 (0.48%) NAS
12 1 (0.48%) VLAN
12 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) MS Access
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (5.74%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Back Office
4 3 (1.44%) Military
5 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (33.49%) Support Engineer
2 49 (23.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 46 (22.01%) Desktop Support
4 39 (18.66%) Desktop Engineer
5 37 (17.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 36 (17.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 34 (16.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 25 (11.96%) Analyst
9 20 (9.57%) IT Support
10 18 (8.61%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (7.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 16 (7.66%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 14 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (6.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (6.22%) Service Desk Engineer
14 11 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
14 11 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
15 10 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 10 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (4.78%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) MFC
1 3 (1.44%) STL
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) DHTML
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.70%) Fat Client
1 14 (6.70%) Thin Client
2 11 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.31%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.44%) iPad
5 3 (1.44%) iPhone
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) Statistics
6 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.96%) CESG
6 2 (0.96%) CMDB
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 209 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (32.06%) Windows Server
3 39 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (16.27%) Windows 8
5 27 (12.92%) Windows 10
5 27 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.44%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.66%) Linux
8 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.78%) Android
10 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.96%) ITIL
2 22 (10.53%) Migration
3 9 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (3.83%) ITIL V3
4 8 (3.83%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (3.35%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.35%) Service Management
6 5 (2.39%) Change Control
6 5 (2.39%) ITSM
6 5 (2.39%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (1.91%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (1.91%) Data Migration
7 4 (1.91%) Document Management
7 4 (1.91%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (1.91%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (1.44%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.44%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.44%) High Availability
8 3 (1.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.13%) SQL
2 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.91%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) C
4 3 (1.44%) C++
4 3 (1.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.35%) CCNA
4 7 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.35%) HND
5 6 (2.87%) MCP
6 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.91%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.91%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.91%) MCDST
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) MCSE
9 2 (0.96%) CCNP
9 2 (0.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.48%) MCSA
10 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 137 (65.55%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.53%) XenApp
4 18 (8.61%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.66%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.78%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.31%) vSphere
9 6 (2.87%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.91%) UAG
11 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) Xen
12 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (23.44%) SCCM
2 8 (3.83%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) DameWare
3 2 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (31.10%) Microsoft
2 61 (29.19%) VMware
3 27 (12.92%) Citrix
4 24 (11.48%) Cisco
5 19 (9.09%) AppSense
6 16 (7.66%) HP
7 11 (5.26%) Apple
8 10 (4.78%) Dell
8 10 (4.78%) Wyse
9 8 (3.83%) Remedy
10 7 (3.35%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.35%) Symantec
11 6 (2.87%) CA
11 6 (2.87%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.87%) Sophos
12 5 (2.39%) Lotus
12 5 (2.39%) Veeam
13 4 (1.91%) Canon
13 4 (1.91%) Polycom
14 3 (1.44%) Forcepoint
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