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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.47% 3.57% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.31% 19.48% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£261 £225 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 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 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
58 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.65% 18.33% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 39
Average daily rate £375 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.83 £40.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +161.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
8 8 (29.63%) VBScript
8 8 (29.63%) VB
8 8 (29.63%) McAfee
9 7 (25.93%) MS Office
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (22.22%) Release Management
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
12 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (7.41%) Android
13 2 (7.41%) SCOM
13 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (7.41%) Firewall
13 2 (7.41%) Remedy
13 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
13 2 (7.41%) MCSE
13 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) WFM
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
2 8 (29.63%) VBScript
2 8 (29.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
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
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) McAfee
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
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