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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.13% 6.45% 14.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 25.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £120 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
Windows 7
Hertfordshire

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
17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.42% 25.81% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £120 £510 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +126.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (23.53%) AppSense
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) XenMobile
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) ThinPrint
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Avionics
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Automotive
7 2 (11.76%) Validation

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
1 2 (11.76%) Avionics
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
2 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.76%) UML
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) CMMI
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) ANSI C
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ECSS
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.76%) Cygwin
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) XenMobile
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) AppSense
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) ThinPrint
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) VMware