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 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 29 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.90% 8.40% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.85% 33.71% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 10
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£175 £250 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -15.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £160 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 7
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.03 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.99% +57.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.15 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £22.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
147 175 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.94% 24.93% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 45
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 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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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 25 £195 -22.00% 1
Salisbury +8 2 £135 -6.25% 3
Chippenham - 2 £160 - 1
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.58%) Windows XP
5 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (28.99%) VMware
7 18 (26.09%) SCCM
8 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
10 15 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 13 (18.84%) ITIL
12 13 (18.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (17.39%) McAfee
13 12 (17.39%) MS Office
13 12 (17.39%) DNS
14 11 (15.94%) DHCP
14 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
14 11 (15.94%) VBScript
14 11 (15.94%) VB
14 11 (15.94%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
16 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
16 9 (13.04%) WSUS
17 8 (11.59%) SCOM
17 8 (11.59%) Lync
17 8 (11.59%) Migration
18 7 (10.14%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (11.59%) Lync
3 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) DNS
2 11 (15.94%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) PBX
6 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Desktop Support
2 13 (18.84%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Administrator
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 6 (8.70%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Windows XP
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) Release Management
5 3 (4.35%) Information Security
5 3 (4.35%) WFM
6 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.90%) Change Management
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
2 11 (15.94%) VBScript
2 11 (15.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (15.94%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.70%) DFS Replication
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) SCCM
2 13 (18.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (13.04%) WSUS
4 8 (11.59%) SCOM
5 6 (8.70%) SCVMM
5 6 (8.70%) SCOrch
5 6 (8.70%) SCSM
6 4 (5.80%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) McAfee
4 4 (5.80%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Dell
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.45%) Lumension
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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