The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 6.00% 6.35% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 44.44% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £88 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -75.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 30.00% 14.29% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £280 £438 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +32.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £8.68 £15.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Winchester region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Winchester region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Windows 7
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Deskside Support
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) VMware