Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 20 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.17% 4.42% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.76% 19.30% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Southampton median daily rate £158 £158 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.38% -4.00%
10th Percentile £109 £121 £155
90th Percentile £255 £257 £344
Hampshire median daily rate £340 £260 £275
% change year-on-year +30.77% -5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £11.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.93% -12.04% +42.11%
10th Percentile £19.00 £10.24 £12.40
90th Percentile £27.56 £13.63 £19.61
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.38 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +33.65% -13.33% +5.26%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 114 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.04% 22.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 135
Southampton median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £116 £155 £269
90th Percentile £418 £514 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -37.50% -25.93%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £15.50 £47.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Southampton

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Southampton

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Southampton

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Symantec
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) iPhone
7 4 (26.67%) iPad
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (13.33%) Dell
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) ADSL
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) PC Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Printer Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Server Support
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
1 4 (26.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VCAP
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Symantec
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Acronis
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) HP