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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 2.59% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 14.47% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £225 £160 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -38.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.53 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.11% +86.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
104 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 27.15% 17.88% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 51
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% +82.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Apple
5 6 (37.50%) HND
5 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (37.50%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
10 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (6.25%) SLA
10 1 (6.25%) IBM
10 1 (6.25%) PBX
10 1 (6.25%) WLAN
10 1 (6.25%) WAN
10 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) IT Support
3 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) IT Support Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) HND
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) SCSM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) VMware