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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 12 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.62% 3.37% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.95% 27.50% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £213 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £90 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £348 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £21.88 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
95 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.14% 12.27% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £112 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.97 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.45% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 19 September 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
5 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (16.67%) HP
8 9 (16.67%) MS Office
8 9 (16.67%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) System Testing
9 8 (14.81%) LAN
10 7 (12.96%) Citrix
10 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
10 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
10 7 (12.96%) IVR
10 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
11 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (11.11%) SCCM
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 6 (11.11%) VB
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco
11 6 (11.11%) MSI
11 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
11 6 (11.11%) McAfee
12 5 (9.26%) Empirix
12 5 (9.26%) Siemens
12 5 (9.26%) Genesys

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) 3G
5 1 (1.85%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.70%) WSH
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) IVR
2 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) System Testing
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.26%) WFM
3 5 (9.26%) Matrix Management
3 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
3 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
3 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.70%) CAD
7 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) VB
2 4 (7.41%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) HP
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) McAfee
5 5 (9.26%) Empirix
5 5 (9.26%) Siemens
5 5 (9.26%) Genesys
5 5 (9.26%) Computacenter
5 5 (9.26%) Verint
6 3 (5.56%) Sophos
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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