The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 28 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.05% 4.87% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.42% 26.03% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £154 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.64 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Windows 7
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 18.72% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 36
Average daily rate £360 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.35 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% +69.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) SCCM
6 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (25.64%) VBScript
6 10 (25.64%) VB
6 10 (25.64%) McAfee
6 10 (25.64%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (23.08%) MS Office
7 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) WSUS
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) DHCP
9 6 (15.38%) DNS
9 6 (15.38%) SCOM
9 6 (15.38%) Release Management
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) DFS Replication
11 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.26%) SCVMM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (10.26%) Lync
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WLAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
1 6 (15.38%) Release Management
2 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) WFM
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
2 10 (25.64%) VBScript
2 10 (25.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (10.26%) DFS Replication
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
1 12 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (17.95%) WSUS
3 6 (15.38%) SCOM
4 4 (10.26%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.26%) SCOrch
4 4 (10.26%) SCSM
5 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) McAfee
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
3 2 (5.13%) Remedy
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