The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 11 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 8.86% - 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£140 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -10.00%
Windows 7
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 29.11% 22.00% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 19
Average daily rate £193 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) SCCM
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (25.00%) MCP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Apple
8 2 (12.50%) Clustering

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Telnet
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ODBC
1 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Polycom
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Dell