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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.44% 8.09% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 35.90% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Average daily rate
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£120 £294 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.14% -30.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £173 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £399 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.69 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +9.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
136 78 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.76% 22.54% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 41
Average daily rate £340 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £236 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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
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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
Worthing -2 15 £400 +33.33%
Crawley 0 9 £115 -72.94%
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Steyning - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (34.55%) ITIL
4 19 (34.55%) MS Office
5 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
5 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (20.00%) VMware
7 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.36%) Blackberry
8 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
9 8 (14.55%) HP
9 8 (14.55%) DHCP
9 8 (14.55%) DNS
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
10 7 (12.73%) iPad
10 7 (12.73%) SCCM
10 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (12.73%) iPhone
11 6 (10.91%) Time Management
11 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (10.91%) MCSE
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
11 6 (10.91%) NHS
12 5 (9.09%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Office
2 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DHCP
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
4 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) SNMP
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) LabVIEW
1 3 (5.45%) Subversion
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) Trac
2 2 (3.64%) MSI
2 2 (3.64%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Desktop Support
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Rollout Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Validation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Deskside Support
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XSLT
2 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.73%) iPhone
2 7 (12.73%) iPad
3 6 (10.91%) NHS
4 5 (9.09%) Clustering
5 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.64%) CMDB
8 1 (1.82%) EPoS
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Time Management
3 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Validation
4 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Release Management
5 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.82%) Workflow
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Python
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCSE
4 4 (7.27%) MCDST
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) McAfee
6 3 (5.45%) Sophos
6 3 (5.45%) Apple
6 3 (5.45%) Dell
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) Panasonic
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Mitel