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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.73% 5.88% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.65% 25.69% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -45.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.53 £13.69 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.40% -34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.27 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.13 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -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
103 144 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.84% 22.89% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 61
Average daily rate £355 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.41 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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
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 4 March 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 4 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 -14 7 £150 -47.82% 2
Warminster - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows XP
3 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) SCCM
6 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 11 (23.40%) DNS
7 11 (23.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (21.28%) XenDesktop
8 10 (21.28%) DHCP
8 10 (21.28%) MS Office
8 10 (21.28%) Symantec
9 9 (19.15%) MSI
9 9 (19.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco
9 9 (19.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (19.15%) System Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Vista
12 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (12.77%) VoIP
12 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) VMware
14 4 (8.51%) Open Source

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 10 (21.28%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) SMTP
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) SMS
7 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Consultant
2 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) JSP
1 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Vista
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows NT
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) System Testing
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) VBScript
2 3 (6.38%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (21.28%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 9 (19.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (19.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.51%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Symantec
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) AppSense
6 2 (4.26%) Computacenter
6 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) HP
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