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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.25% 5.30% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.19% 20.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate £110 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.75 £23.50 £116.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 67 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.35% 25.38% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 10
Average daily rate £300 £225 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Hampshire

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
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 24 April 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.51%) Data Security
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) SCCM
5 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Local Government
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) MCP
8 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (5.41%) SLA
8 2 (5.41%) Finance
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (2.70%) APMP
9 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WLAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
General
1 3 (8.11%) Local Government
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Rollout Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
1 5 (13.51%) Data Security
1 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) CRM
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCDST
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Borland
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
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