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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.72% 9.70% 5.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.90% 31.86% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 10
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£120 £153 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -61.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £26.98 £25.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
139 113 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.93% 30.46% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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
Gatwick +6 11 £120 -20.00% 1
Worthing -3 7 £140 -
Crawley -17 5 £175 +45.83%
East Grinstead -1 1 £200 -27.27%
Chichester - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) MS Office
5 20 (37.04%) ITIL
6 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
7 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) VMware
8 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
9 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.81%) Citrix
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
12 6 (11.11%) Back Office
12 6 (11.11%) Sophos
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (9.26%) Cisco
13 5 (9.26%) WAN
13 5 (9.26%) Lync
14 4 (7.41%) Google
14 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
14 4 (7.41%) Time Management
14 4 (7.41%) DHCP
14 4 (7.41%) DNS
14 4 (7.41%) SAN
14 4 (7.41%) HP
14 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
14 4 (7.41%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (9.26%) Lync
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) MS Office
2 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Back Office
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Desktop Support
3 10 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Trainer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Trainer
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) IT Support
9 2 (3.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) COM+
2 1 (1.85%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.41%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.70%) Android
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Time Management
3 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (1.85%) Application Discovery
5 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.85%) Communications Security
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.85%) Validation
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.85%) CRM
5 1 (1.85%) Document Management
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCDST
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) P3O
System Software
1 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) Sophos
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) Google
6 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 4 (7.41%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (5.56%) Adobe
7 3 (5.56%) Panasonic
7 3 (5.56%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) Apple
7 3 (5.56%) Toshiba
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Intel
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds