The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 29 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.58% 6.07% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 23.29% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £123 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.30% +116.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 73 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.02% 26.07% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £320 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Basingstoke

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) SCCM
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (22.22%) Altiris
6 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Replication

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Altiris
2 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy