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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.27% 3.59% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 16.92% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Average daily rate
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£160 £260 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £170 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £363 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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
67 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.92% 21.24% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 51
Average daily rate £363 £285 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
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 28 January 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows XP
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) DHCP
5 13 (30.23%) DNS
6 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (25.58%) SCCM
8 10 (23.26%) MSI
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) System Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
9 9 (20.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.93%) Symantec
9 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.93%) LAN
10 8 (18.60%) MS Office
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco
11 7 (16.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
11 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
12 6 (13.95%) VMware
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (11.63%) Citrix
13 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DHCP
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) SMTP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) SMS
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MSI
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Installation Technician
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
1 2 (4.65%) IVR
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows NT
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) System Testing
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.33%) Network Design
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (13.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (9.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Symantec
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Sophos
6 3 (6.98%) McAfee
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) Meraki
7 2 (4.65%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
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