The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 24 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 5.71% 5.88% 12.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 22.22% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £460 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +142.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 9 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 31.43% 26.47% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Median daily rate £650 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.67 £15.00 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Stevenage

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Avionics
2 2 (50.00%) SpaceWire
2 2 (50.00%) ECSS
3 1 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat