The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 25 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.38% 3.85% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.42% 12.59% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £113 £125 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £100 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £181
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.18% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.80 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -16.59%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 86 135 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.14% 30.61% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 69
Median daily rate £140 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.83% -7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.10 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Gloucestershire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucester -3 9 £113 -14.28%
Cheltenham +8 7 £120 +20.00% 1
Filton -1 4 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
4 19 (37.25%) Citrix
4 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
5 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
7 14 (27.45%) MS Office
8 13 (25.49%) SLA
8 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
9 12 (23.53%) Windows 8
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.69%) VMware
12 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) DHCP
12 7 (13.73%) DNS
12 7 (13.73%) Line Management
12 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.76%) XenApp
13 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
13 6 (11.76%) DBS Check
14 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
14 5 (9.80%) Wireless
14 5 (9.80%) Internet
14 5 (9.80%) Symantec
14 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
14 5 (9.80%) Apple
14 5 (9.80%) Office 365

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
1 14 (27.45%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DHCP
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Wireless
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
4 12 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Asset Management
1 7 (13.73%) Line Management
2 5 (9.80%) Network Management
2 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.80%) Time Management
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL
3 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.96%) Change Control
4 1 (1.96%) Demand Management
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.96%) Project Management
4 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Citrix
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Apple
4 5 (9.80%) Symantec
5 2 (3.92%) Capita
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
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