The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 23 April 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.

Microsoft Windows 7
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 23 11
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 13.73% 1.56% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 8.00% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £300 - £115
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £162
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £205 £220
% change year-on-year -14.63% -6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £10.88 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -90.93%  
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 Bournemouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 25 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 49.02% 19.53% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Median daily rate £300 £330 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +103.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.75 £8.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -72.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Bournemouth

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Application Packaging
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (62.50%) Security Patching
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Sage
6 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
6 3 (37.50%) Veeam
6 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (37.50%) iPad
6 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
7 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) ADO
8 1 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Application Packaging
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Sage
4 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam