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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.36% 5.54% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.49% 29.51% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £115 £261 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.85% +15.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £145 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £189 £200
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.19 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% +22.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
71 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.71% 18.77% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 56
Median daily rate £358 £368 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +47.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.79% -55.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) IBM Notes
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Apple
4 6 (30.00%) Lotus
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Android
6 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (20.00%) HND
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) HP
9 1 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (5.00%) SAN
9 1 (5.00%) LAN
9 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) IT Support
4 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Specialist
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 4 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
5 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Apple
1 6 (30.00%) Lotus
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat