The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.98% 5.30% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.73% 25.76% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 7
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£200 £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £470 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.69 £14.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.27 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £17.13 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
Windows 7
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
110 132 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.56% 20.59% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 13
Average hourly rate £16.41 £13.87 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.72 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Swindon -1 9 £150 -68.08% 5
Trowbridge -1 1 £200 -60.00%
Warminster - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 3
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows XP
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) SCCM
6 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 11 (26.19%) MS Office
7 11 (26.19%) DNS
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco
9 9 (21.43%) DHCP
9 9 (21.43%) Symantec
10 8 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (19.05%) MSI
10 8 (19.05%) System Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
12 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista
12 6 (14.29%) Migration
12 6 (14.29%) VoIP
12 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (11.90%) Finance
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (11.90%) Data Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) VoIP
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) SMTP
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) SMS
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MSI
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
1 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows XP
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Windows NT
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) System Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
2 3 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (19.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Symantec
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Remedy
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
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