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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.86% 7.29% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 32.31% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £88 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £382 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.40 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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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
104 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.61% 22.57% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 22
Average daily rate £335 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 13 (33.33%) Modbus
3 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (33.33%) MQTT
4 12 (30.77%) MS Office
5 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.38%) SCCM
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) LAN
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) MCP
10 4 (10.26%) VMware
10 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (10.26%) MCDST
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) MCTS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 13 (33.33%) Modbus
1 13 (33.33%) MQTT
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) WLAN
5 1 (2.56%) 3G
5 1 (2.56%) ADSL
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
1 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Python Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) WebSockets
1 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.26%) MCP
1 4 (10.26%) MCDST
2 3 (7.69%) MCTS
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) Borland
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Wyse
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle