The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.21% 5.81% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 23.08% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Average daily rate £280 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £126 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £472 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
121 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.85% 25.16% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 47
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Sussex region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Sussex region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -4 10 £328 +197.72% 7
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) MS Office
4 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
5 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.04%) ITIL
6 16 (34.04%) Migration
7 12 (25.53%) SCCM
8 9 (19.15%) Citrix
9 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
9 8 (17.02%) Documentum
9 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.89%) Office 365
10 7 (14.89%) SCSM
10 7 (14.89%) WAN
10 7 (14.89%) EDRMS
11 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco
11 6 (12.77%) VBA
11 6 (12.77%) VMware
11 6 (12.77%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (12.77%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (10.64%) Application Discovery
12 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
13 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
13 4 (8.51%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (17.02%) Documentum
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (53.19%) MS Office
2 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.77%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) EDRMS
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.26%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.02%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
1 16 (34.04%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.77%) Service Desk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Application Discovery
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Change Control
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.13%) Change Management
8 1 (2.13%) ITSM
8 1 (2.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) VBA
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) P3O
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) SCSM
3 1 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.13%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Lotus
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.26%) CommVault
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Sophos