The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Woking 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.68% 6.82% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 33.33% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £205 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 29.55% 20.45% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 16
Average daily rate £413 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.10% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £174 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £313 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Surrey

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 18 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow