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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 11 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.45% 4.09% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.27% 29.79% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £144 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -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
102 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.29% 13.74% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 36
Average daily rate £310 £340 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.00%) HP
7 10 (20.00%) System Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Finance
8 9 (18.00%) IVR
8 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (16.00%) MS Office
9 8 (16.00%) VMware
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco IPCC
10 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
10 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (14.00%) WFM
10 7 (14.00%) Matrix Management
10 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.00%) LAN
10 7 (14.00%) Genesys
10 7 (14.00%) Empirix
10 7 (14.00%) Siemens
10 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (14.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) 3G
3 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) WSH
3 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) IVR
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) System Testing
2 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (14.00%) WFM
2 7 (14.00%) Matrix Management
2 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.00%) CAD
6 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) VB
2 4 (8.00%) VBScript
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) HP
3 8 (16.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) Genesys
4 7 (14.00%) Empirix
4 7 (14.00%) Siemens
4 7 (14.00%) Verint
5 6 (12.00%) McAfee
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) Computacenter
7 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 3 (6.00%) Sophos
8 2 (4.00%) Meraki
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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