The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 60 94 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.88% 6.84% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.81% 24.67% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 31
Average daily rate
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£173 £140 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 381 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.96% 27.71% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 128
Average daily rate £375 £332 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -2 7 £310 +82.35% 2
Staines +3 5 £153 -
Redhill -2 5 £120 - 2
Woking +14 4 £170 -17.07%
Epsom +2 4 £110 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £140 -
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Egham -7 1 £110 - 3
Camberley -12 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £175 -
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (49.00%) Active Directory
3 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (38.00%) MS Office
5 27 (27.00%) Windows XP
6 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (19.00%) ITIL
8 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (16.00%) Citrix
9 16 (16.00%) VMware
10 15 (15.00%) DNS
11 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (13.00%) Windows 8
12 12 (12.00%) SCCM
12 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.00%) HP
13 11 (11.00%) DHCP
14 10 (10.00%) SQL
14 10 (10.00%) Blackberry
15 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.00%) MCSE
15 9 (9.00%) WAN
15 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (9.00%) Office 365
16 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (7.00%) Lync
16 7 (7.00%) LANDesk
16 7 (7.00%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.00%) Lync
3 7 (7.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (38.00%) MS Office
2 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (15.00%) DNS
3 11 (11.00%) DHCP
4 9 (9.00%) WAN
5 6 (6.00%) Wireless
5 6 (6.00%) VPN
5 6 (6.00%) LAN
6 5 (5.00%) SAN
7 4 (4.00%) Firewall
8 3 (3.00%) VLAN
8 3 (3.00%) NAS
9 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.00%) SSL
10 1 (1.00%) PBX
10 1 (1.00%) PSTN
10 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
1 6 (6.00%) Retail
2 4 (4.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Desktop Support
3 18 (18.00%) Support Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) IT Support
5 15 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (13.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Support Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Rollout Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) PC Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (3.00%) 1st Line Support
13 3 (3.00%) Systems Support
13 3 (3.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.00%) Flash
2 2 (2.00%) ODBC
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
3 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) BYOD
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Windows XP
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Android
7 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.00%) UNIX
9 1 (1.00%) AIX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) ITIL
2 7 (7.00%) Service Management
2 7 (7.00%) Migration
3 5 (5.00%) ITSM
4 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.00%) Time Management
4 3 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.00%) Process Management
6 1 (1.00%) Project Management
6 1 (1.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) VB
2 2 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) C#
3 1 (1.00%) C++
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
3 1 (1.00%) VB6
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) MCSE
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.00%) MCP
3 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) MCSA
4 4 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCNA
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) CCDA
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (49.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.00%) XenApp
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.00%) UAG
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (3.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Nessus
3 1 (1.00%) Nmap
3 1 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Citrix
2 16 (16.00%) VMware
3 11 (11.00%) HP
4 7 (7.00%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
5 4 (4.00%) Apple
6 3 (3.00%) Dell
6 3 (3.00%) AppSense
7 2 (2.00%) Meraki
7 2 (2.00%) F5
7 2 (2.00%) Mitel
7 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.00%) NetApp
7 2 (2.00%) McAfee
7 2 (2.00%) Sophos
7 2 (2.00%) Websense
8 1 (1.00%) EMC
8 1 (1.00%) Avaya