Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 55 44
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.27% 3.11% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.39% 15.89% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 44
Bristol median daily rate £139 £203 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.48% -11.76% +81.78%
10th Percentile £108 £141 £121
90th Percentile £438 £338 £338
South West median daily rate £200 £275 £160
% change year-on-year -27.27% +71.88% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 8
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -13.14% -4.66%
10th Percentile £15.43 £11.19 £13.05
90th Percentile £18.46 £19.54 £65.23
South West median hourly rate £16.68 £13.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.27% -5.64% -8.94%

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 439 384 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.97% 19.56% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 232 214
Bristol median daily rate £393 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% -2.17% -6.12%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £152
90th Percentile £525 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 33
Bristol median hourly rate £18.60 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -17.57% +10.45%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.83 £43.75 £43.20
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -12.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (44.00%) Office 365
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (22.00%) SCCM
9 10 (20.00%) Linux
9 10 (20.00%) VMware
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.00%) Ivanti
11 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
11 8 (16.00%) XenApp
11 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
11 8 (16.00%) NetScaler
11 8 (16.00%) Skype
11 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (16.00%) CA
11 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
11 8 (16.00%) Wyse
12 7 (14.00%) Samba
12 7 (14.00%) Red Hat

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 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Houdini
2 1 (2.00%) Maya
2 1 (2.00%) NUKE
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (16.00%) Skype
2 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 6 (12.00%) WAN
3 3 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (4.00%) Games
1 2 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (12.00%) Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Citrix Specialist
6 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (14.00%) CentOS
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (12.00%) Break/Fix
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Document Management
5 2 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Effects
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.00%) Python
1 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.00%) XenApp
4 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 7 (14.00%) NFS
5 7 (14.00%) Samba
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) CA
4 8 (16.00%) Ivanti
4 8 (16.00%) Wyse
5 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Hummingbird
7 2 (4.00%) iManage
7 2 (4.00%) Meridio
7 2 (4.00%) OpenText