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 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.49% 4.20% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.96% 15.15% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 22
Median daily rate £165 £240 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £195 £190
% change year-on-year -20.51% +2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £12.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.63% +1.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.23 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.48% +1.51%  

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 83 132 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.62% 27.73% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 69 105
Median daily rate £209 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.81% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.35 £12.63 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.42% -5.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £13.23 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Cheltenham +12 18 £120 -60.00% 1
Gloucester +4 9 £165 -40.54% 2
Cirencester - 3 £250 -
Windows 7
South West

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

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
2 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
4 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.09%) Windows 10
6 12 (21.82%) Citrix
6 12 (21.82%) Windows 8
7 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (14.55%) Office 365
10 7 (12.73%) VMware
10 7 (12.73%) SLA
10 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.91%) Time Management
12 5 (9.09%) SCCM
12 5 (9.09%) Migration
12 5 (9.09%) Firewall
12 5 (9.09%) DHCP
12 5 (9.09%) DNS
12 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
13 4 (7.27%) Line Management
13 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
13 4 (7.27%) SQL
13 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
13 4 (7.27%) Apple

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DHCP
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Desktop Support
3 12 (21.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Rollout Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (12.73%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Build Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Support
8 4 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) FMCG
1 3 (5.45%) iPad
1 3 (5.45%) iPhone
2 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows 10
3 12 (21.82%) Windows 8
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Time Management
2 5 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.27%) Line Management
3 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 3 (5.45%) Network Management
5 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) Demand Management
6 1 (1.82%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL
6 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
1 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Citrix
3 7 (12.73%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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