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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.92% 5.50% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.12% 23.33% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.14% -37.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.16 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £11.83 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.48 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
111 120 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.05% 23.58% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 76
Average daily rate £355 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 20
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.31 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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 -13 10 £170 -34.55% 1
Salisbury +4 1 £350 -
Chippenham - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
4 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 18 (28.57%) SCCM
6 16 (25.40%) DNS
7 14 (22.22%) Cisco
7 14 (22.22%) DHCP
7 14 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
8 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) MS Office
8 13 (20.63%) MSI
8 13 (20.63%) XenDesktop
9 12 (19.05%) Finance
10 11 (17.46%) System Testing
11 10 (15.87%) Symantec
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
12 9 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (14.29%) LAN
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.29%) Citrix
13 8 (12.70%) Migration
13 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
14 7 (11.11%) Windows Vista
14 7 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.76%) Lync
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) DNS
2 14 (22.22%) DHCP
3 9 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) VoIP
5 5 (7.94%) Firewall
6 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) WAN
7 3 (4.76%) SMTP
7 3 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.17%) SMS
8 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.59%) Internet
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MSI
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Consultant
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) PDA
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.76%) iPad
2 3 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) IVR
3 2 (3.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.76%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) System Testing
2 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.76%) CAD
6 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.17%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) Network Management
7 1 (1.59%) Time Management
7 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
7 1 (1.59%) CCNP
7 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (20.63%) XenDesktop
4 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.76%) MetaFrame
5 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.17%) XenApp
7 1 (1.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 9 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.35%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Cisco
3 10 (15.87%) Symantec
4 9 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) HP
5 6 (9.52%) Dell
5 6 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) McAfee
6 3 (4.76%) Sophos
6 3 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (3.17%) Remedy
7 2 (3.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.17%) Computacenter
7 2 (3.17%) Meraki
8 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.59%) Lotus
8 1 (1.59%) Apple
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle