Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.25% 4.99% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.19% 30.99% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
Dorset median daily rate £425 £110 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +286.36% -55.10% +36.11%
10th Percentile £380 £103 £117
90th Percentile £450 £164 £480
South West median daily rate £250 £160 £155
% change year-on-year +56.25% +3.23% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Dorset median hourly rate £12.50 £15.26 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% +17.38% -21.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.26 £9.40
90th Percentile £13.11 £15.26 £16.13
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -11.29% -1.59%

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 71 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.57% 16.10% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 37
Dorset median daily rate £400 £220 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% +25.71% -49.09%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £113
90th Percentile £486 £400 £464
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 27
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £11.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +259.09% -70.67% +124.28%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.75 £12.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £14.46 £45.48
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Dorset

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne +3 3 - -
Poole -5 3 - - 1
Bournemouth +9 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 £250 -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 8
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 11 (57.89%) Migration
4 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
5 10 (52.63%) SCCM
5 10 (52.63%) SCOM
5 10 (52.63%) Symantec
5 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
5 10 (52.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (52.63%) MobileIron
5 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (52.63%) Skype
5 10 (52.63%) AirWatch
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Internet
10 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 1 (5.26%) McAfee

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (52.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
General
1 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Support
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) IT Support
8 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 8
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
1 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) AirWatch
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
1 10 (52.63%) SCOM
1 10 (52.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) MobileIron
2 10 (52.63%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee