The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Devon
Rank 34 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.15% 3.57% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 24.14% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £143 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £12.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +83.91%  
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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 29 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 15.71% 14.80% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 30
Median daily rate £525 £188 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £120 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £390 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.12% +62.06%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Devon

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Devon

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 2 - -
Plymouth -8 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Moodle
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) SLA
6 1 (6.67%) Degree

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 (6.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft