The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / South West
Rank 62 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 78 112 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.03% 3.86% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.81% 17.05% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 48
Median daily rate £208 £215 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.48% +32.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £363 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £46.80 £25.20
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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 464 657 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.03% 22.65% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 394 303
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 84
Median hourly rate £16.38 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £46.27 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol -8 29 £263 -1.86% 5
Gloucestershire +10 22 £116 -7.00%
Wiltshire -4 17 £208 +1.21% 2
Somerset -4 7 £175 - 2
Devon -8 3 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (64.32%) Active Directory
3 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
4 59 (31.89%) MS Office
5 49 (26.49%) Citrix
6 40 (21.62%) MS Excel
7 38 (20.54%) Windows 10
7 38 (20.54%) Windows Server
8 37 (20.00%) ITIL
9 35 (18.92%) Office 365
9 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (18.38%) SCCM
10 34 (18.38%) VMware
11 33 (17.84%) Finance
11 33 (17.84%) Security Cleared
12 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
13 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (14.59%) Incident Management
15 26 (14.05%) DNS
16 25 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (11.35%) XenApp
19 20 (10.81%) SLA
20 19 (10.27%) DHCP
20 19 (10.27%) Thin Client
20 19 (10.27%) Fat Client
21 18 (9.73%) Windows 8
21 18 (9.73%) Migration
21 18 (9.73%) Microsoft App-V
22 17 (9.19%) AppSense

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 25 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.95%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) Moodle
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (31.89%) MS Office
2 40 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.92%) Office 365
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.05%) DNS
2 19 (10.27%) DHCP
3 14 (7.57%) VPN
4 12 (6.49%) Wireless
5 11 (5.95%) Firewall
6 9 (4.86%) WAN
7 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.24%) LAN
8 6 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.70%) Internet
10 4 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.62%) SAN
11 3 (1.62%) VoIP
12 2 (1.08%) ADSL
12 2 (1.08%) Broadband
12 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.08%) IPv4
12 2 (1.08%) Skype
13 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Banking
3 3 (1.62%) Local Government
4 2 (1.08%) Back Office
4 2 (1.08%) Law
4 2 (1.08%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Front Office
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (26.49%) Analyst
2 37 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 34 (18.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (11.35%) Desktop Support
4 21 (11.35%) IT Support
4 21 (11.35%) Service Analyst
5 20 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 20 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (9.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 13 (7.03%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (7.03%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.95%) Citrix Analyst
10 11 (5.95%) Help Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.54%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.27%) Fat Client
1 19 (10.27%) Thin Client
2 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) CMDB
3 7 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.24%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.62%) iPhone
6 3 (1.62%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.08%) CESG
7 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (20.54%) Windows 10
2 38 (20.54%) Windows Server
3 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.73%) Windows 8
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.32%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.78%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.24%) Android
10 3 (1.62%) Linux
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.08%) VMS
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) ITIL
2 27 (14.59%) Incident Management
3 18 (9.73%) Migration
4 10 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 9 (4.86%) ITSM
6 8 (4.32%) Network Management
6 8 (4.32%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.78%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.78%) Line Management
8 6 (3.24%) Application Packaging
8 6 (3.24%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (2.70%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.70%) Performance Management
9 5 (2.70%) Service Management
9 5 (2.70%) Time Management
10 4 (2.16%) ERP
11 3 (1.62%) Change Management
11 3 (1.62%) Fault Analysis
11 3 (1.62%) Software Deployment
12 2 (1.08%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.24%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (17.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.78%) DBS Check
3 7 (3.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.24%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.70%) CCNA
5 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.08%) MCDST
7 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) MCSE
7 2 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 119 (64.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.35%) XenApp
4 18 (9.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.57%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.32%) BitLocker
7 8 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.62%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.62%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (18.38%) SCCM
2 8 (4.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.49%) Citrix
3 34 (18.38%) VMware
4 17 (9.19%) AppSense
5 14 (7.57%) Cisco
6 13 (7.03%) Apple
6 13 (7.03%) Symantec
6 13 (7.03%) Wyse
7 11 (5.95%) HP
8 10 (5.41%) Dell
9 6 (3.24%) CA
10 5 (2.70%) SAP
11 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.16%) Oracle
11 4 (2.16%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.16%) QAD
11 4 (2.16%) Xerox
12 3 (1.62%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.62%) Remedy
12 3 (1.62%) Toshiba
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