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 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 10 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.39% 3.64% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 22.22% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +152.52%  
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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 25.42% 16.36% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £37.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.38% +154.20%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Stevenage

Windows 7
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) IT Support
3 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy