The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 22 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.88% 4.40% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 14.81% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £275 £128 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.68% -60.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £198 £188
% change year-on-year -23.79% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.06% +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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 27 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 19.61% 29.67% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 22
Median daily rate £363 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.25 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.39% +46.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Guildford

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Guildford

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

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Back Office
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (13.33%) AppSense
8 2 (13.33%) MCITP
8 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
8 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
8 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
8 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
8 2 (13.33%) MSI
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (6.67%) Symantec
9 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Support
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
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