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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.67% 2.51% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 9.30% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £127 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £271 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £203 £269
% change year-on-year
-6.17% -24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.88 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.02% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £93.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.26%
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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
102 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.27% 26.96% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 50
Average daily rate £375 £314 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.65 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £125.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) MS Office
4 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) SCCM
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) MQTT
8 4 (12.90%) WebSockets
8 4 (12.90%) Modbus
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Python
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) SLA
9 3 (9.68%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) MQTT
3 4 (12.90%) Modbus
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) WebSockets
1 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL
1 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
2 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Network Management
3 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCDST
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WMI
2 2 (6.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Mitel
4 2 (6.45%) Lumension
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris