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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.76% 3.72% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.76% 20.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £470 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.49% 17.91% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 31
Average daily rate £375 £323 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.44 £26.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.05% +91.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (33.33%) VBScript
6 9 (33.33%) VB
6 9 (33.33%) SCCM
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) MS Office
7 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) McAfee
8 7 (25.93%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Release Management
10 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
12 3 (11.11%) LAN
12 3 (11.11%) WAN
12 3 (11.11%) SMTP
12 3 (11.11%) Windows NT

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Release Management
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) WFM
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) VBScript
2 9 (33.33%) VB
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) HND
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) McAfee
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
4 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
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