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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.22% 3.38% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.75% 18.33% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £136 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -80.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.00 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.01 £11.00 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
80 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.78% 18.46% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 59
Average daily rate £390 £270 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows XP
3 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (26.79%) System Testing
6 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
6 15 (26.79%) MSI
7 14 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 14 (25.00%) SCCM
8 12 (21.43%) DHCP
8 12 (21.43%) DNS
8 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (21.43%) Finance
9 10 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (16.07%) Symantec
10 9 (16.07%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.07%) LAN
10 9 (16.07%) VMware
10 9 (16.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (14.29%) MS Office
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (12.50%) VB
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (12.50%) Computacenter
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Vista
13 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 6 (10.71%) Migration
13 6 (10.71%) McAfee

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DHCP
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) SMTP
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.57%) SMS
4 2 (3.57%) SAN
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Installation Technician
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Packager
7 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) WSH
3 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) IVR
2 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) EPoS
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows XP
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.36%) Windows NT
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) System Testing
2 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.71%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Matrix Management
4 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.36%) WFM
4 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) VB
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) VBScript
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) MCSE
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (16.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (7.14%) SCVMM
6 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Symantec
2 9 (16.07%) Citrix
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 7 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 6 (10.71%) McAfee
5 6 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Sophos
6 3 (5.36%) Genesys
6 3 (5.36%) Empirix
6 3 (5.36%) Siemens
6 3 (5.36%) Dell
6 3 (5.36%) Verint
7 2 (3.57%) Meraki
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) Lotus
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) AppSense