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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.01% 5.09% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.99% 21.51% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.71% +45.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £184 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £448 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
97 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.32% 23.66% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 52
Average daily rate £220 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £49.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Crawley +9 13 £120 -70.18% 3
Gatwick +1 7 £125 -37.50%
Worthing -6 2 £125 +4.16%
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Littlehampton - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 32 (45.71%) MS Office
4 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
6 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 16 (22.86%) ITIL
7 10 (14.29%) Citrix
8 8 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
8 8 (11.43%) LAN
9 7 (10.00%) WAN
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 7 (10.00%) SCCM
10 6 (8.57%) Service Management
10 6 (8.57%) VMware
10 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) Cisco
10 6 (8.57%) Symantec
11 5 (7.14%) SAN
11 5 (7.14%) Apple
11 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.14%) vSphere
12 4 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (5.71%) Budget Control
12 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
12 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
12 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (45.71%) MS Office
2 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) LAN
2 7 (10.00%) WAN
3 5 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Trac
General
1 2 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Support Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (15.71%) Desktop Support
4 11 (15.71%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
7 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 3 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
3 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.43%) Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Project Management
3 6 (8.57%) Service Management
4 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.71%) ITSM
4 4 (5.71%) Budget Control
5 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.43%) Release Management
6 1 (1.43%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.43%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.43%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.43%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.43%) Validation
6 1 (1.43%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) MCSE
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) MCDST
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco
3 6 (8.57%) Symantec
3 6 (8.57%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Apple
5 4 (5.71%) Lotus
5 4 (5.71%) NetApp
5 4 (5.71%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) Novell
7 1 (1.43%) Capita