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 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 26 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.06% 4.57% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 37.04% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £158 £205 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.17% +36.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -18.53% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.18 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -8.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.84 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +2.01%  

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 36 27 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 10.62% 12.33% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 26
Median daily rate £405 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.27% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.36 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.59% -21.25%  
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 -1 5 £158 -23.17%
Plymouth -23 2 - -
Windows 7
South West

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

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) NHS
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) CAD
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
1 4 (40.00%) IT Technician
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) CAD
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware