The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 7 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.37% 11.90% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.89% 38.95% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £340 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -28.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -27.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 95 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.45% 30.55% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 57 23
Average daily rate £328 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £438 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (24.32%) WebSockets
4 9 (24.32%) Modbus
4 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
5 7 (18.92%) MS Office
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
6 6 (16.22%) SCCM
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
10 2 (5.41%) HP
10 2 (5.41%) Citrix
10 2 (5.41%) NHS
10 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (5.41%) ITIL
10 2 (5.41%) MCP
10 2 (5.41%) VBA
10 2 (5.41%) Data Security
10 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) Modbus
3 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Python Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) WebSockets
1 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) NHS
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Data Security
3 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Python
1 9 (24.32%) C#
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) MCDST
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
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