Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 63 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 46 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.30% 2.68% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.56% 14.77% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 41
Bristol median daily rate £163 £178 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% -31.73% +100.00%
10th Percentile £113 £158 £123
90th Percentile £438 £388 £375
South West median daily rate £250 £250 £180
% change year-on-year - +38.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Bristol median hourly rate £17.69 £14.13 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.24% -7.38% -4.69%
10th Percentile £14.90 £11.13 £13.50
90th Percentile £21.11 £29.61 £16.90
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.66% +0.86% -6.45%

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

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 398 325 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.90% 18.17% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 185 250
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £146 £174
90th Percentile £514 £488 £538
South West median daily rate £377 £355 £365
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.74% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 28
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £15.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.20% -3.18% -0.75%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.13 £11.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £20.97 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +19.83% +11.11% -7.35%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Bristol

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Bristol

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Bristol

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 25 (54.35%) Windows 10
4 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
7 15 (32.61%) VMware
7 15 (32.61%) SCCM
7 15 (32.61%) Office 365
8 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (28.26%) Citrix
10 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (23.91%) XenDesktop
10 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (19.57%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (17.39%) Wyse
12 8 (17.39%) HP
12 8 (17.39%) Thin Client
12 8 (17.39%) XenApp
12 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
12 8 (17.39%) Ivanti
12 8 (17.39%) Fat Client
13 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
13 7 (15.22%) CA
13 7 (15.22%) Application Virtualisation
14 6 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (13.04%) Law

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Houdini
2 1 (2.17%) Maya
2 1 (2.17%) NUKE
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) Skype
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Desktop Support
2 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (10.87%) Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) IT Support
7 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Fat Client
1 8 (17.39%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.35%) Animation
3 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 25 (54.35%) Windows 10
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.35%) CentOS
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (15.22%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (10.87%) Document Management
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.17%) Proactive Management
5 1 (2.17%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.17%) MCDST
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MOS
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) XenDesktop
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 6 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) Samba
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 8 (17.39%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) Ivanti
4 8 (17.39%) Wyse
5 7 (15.22%) CA
6 5 (10.87%) Hummingbird
6 5 (10.87%) iManage
6 5 (10.87%) Meridio
6 5 (10.87%) OpenText
7 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam