The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 33 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.05% 2.41% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.29% 9.52% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £135 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.08% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £102.50 £20.53
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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 62 84 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 18.13% 25.30% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 29
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £79.75 £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Swindon

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Swindon

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Help Desk Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (62.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
1 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (12.50%) VMware