The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 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 Staines 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 9.52% 8.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 23.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £239 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 32.14% 36.60% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Surrey

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Staines region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Staines region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Staines region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (50.00%) XenApp
4 13 (46.43%) AppSense
4 13 (46.43%) Citrix
5 12 (42.86%) Migration
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
8 8 (28.57%) MSI
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
11 5 (17.86%) Statistics
11 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (17.86%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
12 4 (14.29%) XenServer
12 4 (14.29%) MCSA
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) VBScript
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (14.29%) CloudStack
12 4 (14.29%) NetScaler

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) CloudStack
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MSI
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Applications Packager
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Defect Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) MSI Packager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) IT Assistant
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Project Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Statistics
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience Design
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSA
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ACSP
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (50.00%) XenApp
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.29%) XenServer
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) AppSense
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco