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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.01% 4.63% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.49% 25.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate £125 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £375 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £223 £209
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £77.00 £20.19 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+281.47% +55.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
69 67 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.78% 18.26% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 52
Average daily rate £360 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 6
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.41 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -59.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Apple
6 6 (30.00%) HND
6 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (30.00%) Android
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 5 (25.00%) Lotus
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) IBM
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
11 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
11 1 (5.00%) Migration
11 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.00%) Citrix
11 1 (5.00%) SAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) 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
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) IT Support
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Specialist
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 6 (30.00%) IT Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 6 (30.00%) Support Specialist
5 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
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 6 (30.00%) 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%) Android
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
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 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) HND
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) 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 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Apple
3 5 (25.00%) Lotus
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat