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 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 7 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.39% 11.02% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.51% 36.21% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.68% -20.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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
102 116 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.09% 30.45% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 66
Average daily rate £375 £320 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.86 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +5 14 £106 -22.72% 2
Worthing -13 3 £600 +58.73% 1
Horsham +1 1 - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hassocks - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
3 32 (56.14%) MS Office
4 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.82%) ITIL
6 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
7 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
8 12 (21.05%) Citrix
8 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.79%) SCCM
10 8 (14.04%) iPhone
10 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
10 8 (14.04%) iPad
11 7 (12.28%) Mac OS X
11 7 (12.28%) LAN
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
12 6 (10.53%) Project Management
13 5 (8.77%) Dell
13 5 (8.77%) Migration
13 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (7.02%) Office 365
14 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
14 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone
14 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (56.14%) MS Office
2 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) SNMP
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
1 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Trac
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
1 16 (28.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.28%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Deskside Support
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) iPhone
1 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
1 8 (14.04%) iPad
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Service Management
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.26%) Release Management
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.51%) Budget Control
5 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Change Management
6 1 (1.75%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.75%) ITSM
6 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.75%) Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) Validation
6 1 (1.75%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.75%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Python
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) VBScript
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Dell
5 4 (7.02%) Symantec
5 4 (7.02%) Lotus
6 3 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) McAfee
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) Novell
8 1 (1.75%) Apple
8 1 (1.75%) Capita
8 1 (1.75%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.75%) Mitel