The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.75% 10.61% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 48.61% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 1
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£253 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £211 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.29% 21.82% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 23
Average daily rate £325 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -30.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 18
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.60 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Southampton region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Southampton region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) WebSockets
3 12 (34.29%) Modbus
3 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
3 12 (34.29%) MQTT
4 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) MS Office
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) SCCM
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix
8 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
1 12 (34.29%) Modbus
1 12 (34.29%) MQTT
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) ADSL
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
1 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) WebSockets
1 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) B2B
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Borland
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) Wyse
3 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
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