The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.14% 3.16% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.54% 19.78% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £303 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +28.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £143 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £274
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
Average hourly rate £20.03 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £25.20 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 91 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.26% 15.96% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 51 52
Average daily rate £250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £147 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
South West

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 July 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 28 July 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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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 +10 27 £270 -30.32% 1
Salisbury -5 3 £144 -1.70%
Trowbridge - - - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.37%) SCCM
5 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (19.78%) MS Office
6 16 (17.58%) ITIL
6 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
7 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
9 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
10 11 (12.09%) MSI
10 11 (12.09%) JSP
10 11 (12.09%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
10 11 (12.09%) System Testing
10 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
10 11 (12.09%) Software Distribution
11 10 (10.99%) HP
11 10 (10.99%) Citrix
12 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
12 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
12 9 (9.89%) McAfee
12 9 (9.89%) Genesys
12 9 (9.89%) Empirix
12 9 (9.89%) Siemens
12 9 (9.89%) IVR
12 9 (9.89%) Cisco IPCC

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.20%) Lync
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Office
2 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
2 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MSI
2 2 (2.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.10%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) MSTest
3 1 (1.10%) Moq
General
1 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Desktop Support
2 14 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Test Manager
4 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.79%) Applications Packager
5 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) SCCM Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) JSP
2 6 (6.59%) Software Packaging
3 4 (4.40%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.20%) WSH
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) WCF
6 1 (1.10%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) IVR
2 1 (1.10%) RIA
2 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.10%) Open Source
2 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.10%) EPoS
2 1 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Compatibility Testing
2 11 (12.09%) System Testing
2 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
2 11 (12.09%) Software Distribution
3 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
3 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
3 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (9.89%) WFM
3 9 (9.89%) Matrix Management
3 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (9.89%) Performance Testing
4 7 (7.69%) Migration
5 5 (5.49%) Data Security
5 5 (5.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.20%) CAD
7 2 (2.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.69%) VB
3 5 (5.49%) VBScript
3 5 (5.49%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
1 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.40%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
7 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.89%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (6.59%) AppDNA
4 5 (5.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.49%) WSUS
4 5 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.20%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.20%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) HP
2 10 (10.99%) Citrix
3 9 (9.89%) Genesys
3 9 (9.89%) Empirix
3 9 (9.89%) Siemens
3 9 (9.89%) McAfee
3 9 (9.89%) Verint
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 5 (5.49%) Computacenter
4 5 (5.49%) Lumension
4 5 (5.49%) Symantec
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) ESRI
6 1 (1.10%) Apple