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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.06% 5.25% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.48% 19.19% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £110 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £180 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.09 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £72.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
Windows 7
Hampshire

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
124 99 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.18% 27.35% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 42
Average daily rate £385 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £95 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
5 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) SCCM
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
7 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) WebSockets
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Modbus
8 4 (12.90%) MQTT
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Python
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) Modbus
3 4 (12.90%) MQTT
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Installation Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Support Engineer
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 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
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 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service 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%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCDST
3 2 (6.45%) MCTS
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) 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%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.45%) WMI
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Lumension
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) IronPort
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee