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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 37 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 2.36% 9.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 8.79% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
Average daily rate
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£180 £225 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £151 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £208 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -27.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £19.88 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £16.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.98 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
108 91 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.67% 26.84% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 50
Average daily rate £363 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £32.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) MS Office
5 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.50%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.50%) Firewall
9 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) WMI
9 2 (8.33%) Internet
9 2 (8.33%) VB
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) SAN
9 2 (8.33%) Lotus
9 2 (8.33%) Apple
9 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Modbus
4 1 (4.17%) MQTT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
1 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) WMI
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Lumension
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Altiris
4 1 (4.17%) IronPort
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
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