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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 44 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.94% 5.23% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.53% 33.33% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 £139
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £80 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £217 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.93% -21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -21.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.23 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.81 £16.85 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
149 78 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.11% 15.69% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 75
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £134 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £655 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Swindon +16 34 £250 +33.33% 1
Chippenham +2 1 £88 -56.79% 1
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Melksham - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows XP
3 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (34.00%) SCCM
5 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (22.00%) MSI
6 22 (22.00%) ITIL
6 22 (22.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 16 (16.00%) System Testing
9 16 (16.00%) MS Office
9 16 (16.00%) Citrix
10 15 (15.00%) Symantec
10 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 14 (14.00%) Finance
11 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (14.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (13.00%) XenDesktop
12 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
13 12 (12.00%) DNS
13 12 (12.00%) JSP
13 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
13 12 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
13 12 (12.00%) Software Distribution
13 12 (12.00%) ITIL V3
14 11 (11.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.00%) Lync
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Office
2 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) DHCP
3 8 (8.00%) LAN
4 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) Wireless
7 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.00%) SMS
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) 3G
8 1 (1.00%) Firewall
8 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.00%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) MSI
2 2 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) MSTest
3 1 (1.00%) Moq
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.00%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (12.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Consultant
3 11 (11.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Applications Packager
5 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) JSP
2 6 (6.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 3 (3.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.00%) WSH
6 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) WCF
6 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) IVR
2 3 (3.00%) PDA
2 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.00%) iPhone
2 3 (3.00%) iPad
3 2 (2.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) EPoS
4 1 (1.00%) CMDB
4 1 (1.00%) RIA
4 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows XP
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) System Testing
3 12 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 12 (12.00%) ITIL V3
3 12 (12.00%) Software Distribution
4 7 (7.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.00%) Data Security
5 5 (5.00%) Migration
5 5 (5.00%) CAD
6 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.00%) WFM
6 4 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (4.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.00%) VB
3 5 (5.00%) VBScript
4 4 (4.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.00%) MCSE
4 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.00%) MCP
5 1 (1.00%) MCSA
5 1 (1.00%) CCNP
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.00%) MetaFrame
7 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.00%) XenApp
9 1 (1.00%) vSphere
9 1 (1.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 34 (34.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (11.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (7.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (7.00%) AppDNA
5 5 (5.00%) WSUS
6 4 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (3.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.00%) ARCserve
8 2 (2.00%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Citrix
3 15 (15.00%) Symantec
4 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 10 (10.00%) HP
5 8 (8.00%) McAfee
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco
7 5 (5.00%) Computacenter
7 5 (5.00%) Lumension
8 4 (4.00%) Verint
8 4 (4.00%) Genesys
8 4 (4.00%) Empirix
8 4 (4.00%) Siemens
9 3 (3.00%) Sophos
9 3 (3.00%) Avaya
10 2 (2.00%) Meraki
11 1 (1.00%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.00%) Remedy
11 1 (1.00%) ESRI