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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.59% 2.98% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 17.54% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate £215 £350 £222
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +57.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £164 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.38 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.52% +41.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
185 114 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.58% 16.99% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 57 67
Average daily rate £345 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £225 +40.62% 1
Salisbury -2 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Chippenham - 3 - - 1
Melksham - 2 £125 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
4 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
5 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (28.30%) MS Office
7 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
7 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
8 12 (22.64%) VMware
9 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
10 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (15.09%) Cisco
12 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (13.21%) Driving Licence
13 7 (13.21%) Apple
14 6 (11.32%) HP
14 6 (11.32%) Citrix
14 6 (11.32%) HND
14 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
14 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
14 6 (11.32%) Android
14 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
15 5 (9.43%) SCCM
15 5 (9.43%) Firewall
15 5 (9.43%) LAN
15 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) VoIP
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) PBX
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (5.66%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (22.64%) Desktop Support
4 11 (20.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) IT Support
6 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) IT Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) IT Support Specialist
8 6 (11.32%) Support Specialist
9 5 (9.43%) Administrator
9 5 (9.43%) Support Technician
9 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
10 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
11 3 (5.66%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Driving Licence
2 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Android
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.55%) Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.55%) Information Security
1 4 (7.55%) ITIL
1 4 (7.55%) SFIA
2 3 (5.66%) Change Management
2 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.66%) Migration
2 3 (5.66%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.89%) Change Control
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.89%) Network Management
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (1.89%) Service Management
4 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) HND
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.89%) SCSM
2 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) Apple
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 6 (11.32%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 3 (5.66%) Adobe
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos