The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 17.95% 8.70% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 16.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
Windows 7
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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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 30.77% 52.17% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £510 £279 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.95% -30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Mitel
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) iPad
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (11.11%) MSI
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Local Government
7 1 (11.11%) MCDST
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Wyse
7 1 (11.11%) Handset

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Wyse