The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 June 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 18 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 22.97% 5.69% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.38% 15.56% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £120 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 45 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 35.14% 36.59% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 43
Median daily rate £250 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% -20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Cheltenham

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.00%) SCCM
8 2 (8.00%) Office 365
9 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
9 1 (4.00%) Firewall
9 1 (4.00%) Law
9 1 (4.00%) VBScript
9 1 (4.00%) GroupWise
9 1 (4.00%) HP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (4.00%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
1 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) HP